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Circular weight

Circular weight.

Provenance

From Giza, G 7050B, Nefretkau, pit shaft debris. February, 1926: 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, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Khafra, 2575–2472 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 1.7 x 2.3 cm (11/16 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

26-2-50

Medium or Technique

Basalt (?)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Weights & Measures