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Hematite

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Provenance

From Abydos. 1903: 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: January 1, 1903)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, 2323–2150 B.C.

Object Place

Abydos, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 1.1 cm (7/16 in.)

Accession Number

03.1835

Medium or Technique

Hematite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids