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Limestone figure of a scorpion

Limestone; surface worn and broken. Hole in bottom.

Provenance

From Hierakonpolis. 1898: Excavated by J. E. Quibell for the Egyptian Research Account, given to the MFA by the Egyptian Research Account. (Accession date: November 1, 1898)

Credit Line

Egyptian Research Account by subscription

Egyptian, Early Dynastic Period,

Object Place for Label

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Hierakonpolis, Egypt

Accession Number

98.1021

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture