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Weight shaped object

One circular, grooved object with linen fragments adhering to the groove. It is the shape of a weight or an earplug, but purpose is unknown. Similar to 25.2693.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 7214F. 1925: 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,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Diameter x thickness: 3.5 x 3.1 cm (1 3/8 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

25.2694

Medium or Technique

Clay, linen

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Function Unknown