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Fragments of a lattice window

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Diamond-shape openings with a plain border around edge. Much incrusted. Only 6 pieces remain.

Provenance

From Tell el-Maskhuta (Pithom), 1884: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; October 28, 1885: presented to MFA at general meeting. (Accession date: 1885)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Late Period, Dynasty 30, 381–343 B.C.

Object Place for Label

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Tell el-Maskhuta (Pithom), Egypt

Accession Number

85.530a-g

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements