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Hour-glass shape, pierced, through bottom to one side.

Provenance

From Tell Nabasha: 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.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, ?,

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Tell Nabasha, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 1 x 0.6 cm (3/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

87.726

Medium or Technique

Bone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Function Unknown