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Rectangular object

Misshapened rectangular prism-shaped object. ? Model Rubber ?

Provenance

From Giza, in court by G 2382. 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, 2649–2150 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 5.2 x 1.9 x 2.1 cm (2 1/16 x 3/4 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

12-12-104c

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects