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This disc applique has a convex top and a flat underside. flat; the top is incised with two concentric circles surrounded by a five-pointed star. It has five pierced holes. The New Kingdom (1570-1070 B.C.) saw a great flowering of the jeweler's art as improvements in the manufacture of faience...

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From Egypt, Tell Nabasha, Workman's House in Temenos. Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Fund.

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Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, New Kingdom, 1550–1070 B.C.


Tell Nabasha, Egypt


Overall: 3.4 cm (1 5/16 in.)

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The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment