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Tail of a fish

Dark blue glass, incised lines representing scales.

Provenance

From Abydos, cemetery G. 1902: 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 on November 17, 1902. (Accession Date: November 17, 1902)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, 1550–1295 B.C.

Findspot

Abydos, Egypt

Accession Number

02.821

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Tile and inlays