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Coin

Head on face (faint image), heavily corroded

Provenance

From Giza, Egypt. Street 7200, east of G 7210. 1924: 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, Greco-Roman Period,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 2.1 x 0.5 cm (13/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2793

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins