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Rectangular copper tablet;


From the Palace Fort, Tell Dafana (Daphnae). 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.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Late Period, Dynasty 26, reign of Psamtik (Psamm, 664–610 B.C.

Object Place

Tell Dafana, Egypt

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Foundation deposits