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Inscribed faience tablet

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Green glaze, inscribed faience tablet. It is heavily incrusted.

Provenance

From Abydos,Osiris Temple. 1902: 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 on November 17, 1902. (Accession Date: November 17, 1902)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Late Period, Dynasty 26, Apries, 589–570 B.C.

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Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width: 4.1 x 1.7 cm (1 5/8 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

02.792

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Foundation deposits