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Coin

Bronze coin, obverse-face of a king, reverse- two eagles and the word Ptolemai.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 7791. 1928 : 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: 2 cm (13/16 in.)

Accession Number

28.1378

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins