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Fragments of a dish

Dolomite marble; white with black veinings, cut with basket pattern on both sides.


From Abydos, tomb of Khasekhemwy. 1901: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt, received by the MFA through subscription to the Egypt Exploration Fund. (Accession Date: August 1, 1901)

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Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 2, 2750–2649 B.C.

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The Ancient World