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Fragment

This is one unidentifiable chunk of faience.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 42.1913: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, 2040–1640 B.C.

Findspot

Sheikh Farag, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 1.5 x 1.4 x 0.5 cm (9/16 x 9/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-81.2

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments