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Provenance

From Tanis (San el-Hagar). 1884: Excavated by William Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA at the 3rd annual general meeting by the Egypt Exploration Fund. (Accession Date: February 1, 1886 - Deaccessioned: December 28, 1906)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic Dynasty), 305–30 B.C.

Accession Number

RES.86.246

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads