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Bronze coin

Obv: head of man barely visible; surface almost entirely lacking. Rev: male head barely visible; surface practicaly disappeared.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Pyramid Temple, room J1 (= pillared hall 27), between pillars 3 and 4. 1907: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition ; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. (Accession date: March 2, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic Dynasty), 30 B.C.–A.D. 364

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

11.980

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins