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Soft wood, worm eaten; circles and rosettes incised, hollow.


From Abydos, tomb D 77. 1901: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt, received by the MFA through subscription to the Egypt Exploration Fund. (Accession Date: October 1, 1901)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, 1550–1295 B.C.

Object Place

Abydos, Egypt


Length x width: 33.5 x 2.6 cm (13 3/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


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