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Amulet of a plumb line

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Dark brown stone, well polished.

Provenance

From Tell Nabasha. 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. (Accession date: June 1, 1887)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian,

Dimensions

Other: 2.1 x 2.2 cm (13/16 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

87.669

Medium or Technique

Stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets