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Fragments of inlay

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Three fragments of bone inlay (likely a rib bone) with incised circles around dots, arranged in pairs along the axis of the piece.

Provenance

From Abydos, tomb D 77. 1901: 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. (Accession Date: October 1, 1901)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, 1550–1295 B.C.

Findspot

Abydos, Egypt

Dimensions

Length x Width: 2.5 x 0.9 cm (1 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

01.7361a-c

Medium or Technique

Bone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture