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Fragments of inlay

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Two fragments of a rectangular bone inlay panel (likely a rib bone) with pairs of incised circles (each around a dot) oriented in pairs. Portion broken away and missing. Some discoloration.


From Abydos, cemetery G. 1902: 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 on November 17, 1902. (Accession Date: November 17, 1902)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, 1991–1783 B.C.


Abydos, Egypt


Length x Width (fragment a): 5.5 x 1.8 cm (2 3/16 x 11/16 in.); Length x Width (fragment b): 2.8 x 1.6 cm (1 1/8 x 5/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World