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Teardrop-shaped stone

Convex with chip around edges. Undecorated.

Provenance

Tell Dafana (Daphnae). 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 1, 1887.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Findspot

Egypt

Accession Number

87.707

Medium or Technique

Garnet

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Gems