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Capital

One side only carved.

Provenance

From Ihnasya el-Medina (Herakleoplis Magna). 1903-1904: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; 1905, presented to the MFA by the EEF. (Accession date: January 1, 1905)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian,

Object Place

Byzantine

Accession Number

05.284

Medium or Technique

Sandstone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Columns and capitals