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Fragment of a lock

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Bronze, corroded; two rectangular plates held apart by four strong rivets at the corners.

Provenance

From Naukratis, Cemetery. 1886-7: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; December 22, 1887, presented to the MFA by the EEF. (Accession Date: April 1, 1888)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian,

Findspot

Naukratis, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 6.8 x 4.2 x 2.8 cm (2 11/16 x 1 5/8 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

88.768

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment