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Cowroid

Faience, cowroid, with design of small circles.

Provenance

From Mesheikh. Mes/136/A. 1912: 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6–10, 2323–2040 B.C.

Accession Number

12.1381

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets