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Rod from a shrine

Square in section; a little larger at one end.

Provenance

From Tell Gemayemi. Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Fund.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic Dynasty), 305–30 B.C.

Findspot

Tell Gemayemi, Egypt

Accession Number

87.478

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment