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Faience squares and long strips which had been inlaid in sides and edges of a wooden box; several squares with numerals I, II, III.


From Zawiyet el-Aryan, grave Z491. 1911: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1911: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt. (Accession Date: December 7, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, New Kingdom, early Dynasty 18, 1539–1425 B.C.

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Height x width x length: 7.6 x 11.1 x 35.2 cm (3 x 4 3/8 x 13 7/8 in.)

Accession Number



The Ancient World


Tools & equipment, Recreational