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Cowroid

Faded blue glaze. Inscribed: Fish.

Provenance

From Sheikh Farag. 1923: 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, Middle Kingdom to New Kingdom, Dynasty 12–18, 1991–1295 B.C.

Accession Number

24.1631

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids