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Iron; four sided; incised squares and zig-zags; Maltese cross on end. Bent and rusted.

Provenance

Said to be from Dendara. 1903: Purchased for the MFA at Qena, Egypt from Ghirgas by Albert M. Lythgoe as part of a group (03.1392-03.1394, 03.1470, 03.1683, 03.1698-13.1700) for £3. Acquired with funds from the Emily Esther Sears Fund. (Accession Date: January 1, 1903)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

Egyptian, Byzantine (Coptic) Period,

Dimensions

Overall: 15 cm (5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

03.1683

Medium or Technique

Iron

Collections

The Ancient World

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