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Ivory handle or wand

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Round, with one end flattened and pierced.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-'Aryan. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 1, 2960–2770 B.C.

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Zawyet el-'Aryan, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 15.8 x 1 x 1.3 cm (6 1/4 x 3/8 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

11.3068

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Function Unknown