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Inlay fragment

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This piece of furniture inlay is made from a thin piece of animal bone and adorned with incised black circles and holes in the ends and sides.

Provenance

From Hu/Dendereh, Y 90: 1899: excavated by 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: October 1, 1899)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Second Intermediate Period, Dynasty 14–17, 1640–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Hu and Dendereh, Egypt

Dimensions

Width x length: 2 x 3.5 cm (13/16 x 1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

99.731

Medium or Technique

Bone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture