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Inlay

Ivory strips, many in number. Similar to 13.3600 and 72.4675.

Provenance

From Sheikh Farag, SF95. 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–about 1640 B.C.

Findspot

Sheikh Farag, Egypt

Accession Number

13.3660

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture