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Part of border of lotus buds and flowers carved, rectangular.

Provenance

From Sinai. October 1905: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian,

Findspot

Sinai, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 2.7 x 0.7 x 5.4 cm (1 1/16 x 1/4 x 2 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

05.110

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Function Unknown