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Thin with incised black circles with holes in ends and sides.

Provenance

From Hu or Dendara. Y 90: Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Fund.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Second Intermediate Period, 1640–1550 B.C.

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Hu and Dendereh, Egypt

Dimensions

Width x length: 1.8 x 3.8 cm (11/16 x 1 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

99.730

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture