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Bone, of a rich brown color; incised decoration at the top, round, flat head, point broken.

Provenance

From Naukratis. 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: January 1, 1888)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian,

Findspot

Naukratis, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 7 x 1.6 cm (2 3/4 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

88.1048

Medium or Technique

Bone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment