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Inlay piece

This red glass semi-circular inlay piece is missing a corner which has broken off.

Provenance

From Giza, G 2360 A Chamber.1912: 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, Old Kingdom, dynasty 5–6, 2465–2152 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 3.1 cm (1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

12-11-13

Medium or Technique

Glass?

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects