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Cosmetic box (?)

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Made from solid block, center bored out, corners cut away for inlay.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. Findspot Information: From Sheikh Farag. S.F. / 18

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom,

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .050 x .060 .023 H.

Accession Number

13.3539

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Cosmetic and Medical