Edges bevelled and pegged; bottom pegged only and battened on exterior; lid slides in grooves; bronze hasp for fastening; exterior polished. Contained ostrich egg 12.1245 and 12.1246.
From Egypt, Mesheikh. 1912: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. Findspot Information: M / 104 / A.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition