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Bone inlay

Complete piece of bone inlay, pattern incomplete, ends sawn off, pattern on only one side.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 7350, top of Mastaba, in radim. 1927 : excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 1.2 x 12 x 1.4 cm (1/2 x 4 3/4 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1769

Medium or Technique

Bone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Function Unknown