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Repousse ornament

Silver gilt, in low relief; six are in good condition, the rest are fragmentary.

Provenance

From Tell Nabasha, Tomb 76. 1886, excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; presented to the MFA at EEF fifth annual general meeting; sent over June 24, 1887. (Accession date: June 24, 1887)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Late or Hellenistic (Ptolemaic) Period,

Accession Number

87.733

Medium or Technique

Gilt silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment