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Ivory plaque with figure of a tributary holding a branch

Incised figure of a tributary holding a branch. Mended.


From Abydos, tomb of Mena B17. 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: October 1, 1901)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 1, 2960–2770 B.C.

Object Place for Label


Abydos, Egypt

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Unclassifiable objects, Function Unknown