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Bone strip inlay from box, decorated with incised circles (around central dot) and line borders. In two pieces, mended.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-'Aryan, grave 92. 1911: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 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, Dynasty 18–20, 1550–1070 B.C.

Findspot

Zawyet el-'Aryan, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width: 12 x 1.4 cm (4 3/4 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.3070

Medium or Technique

Bone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture