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Ivory handle decorated in diamonds; top surmounted by an asp.

Provenance

From Abydos, tomb D 11. 1900: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie and Arthur Cruttenden Mace 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. (Accession Date: November 1, 1900)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Thutmose III, 1479–1425 B.C.

Findspot

Abydos, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 9.2 x 0.6 cm (3 5/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

00.713

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Cosmetic and Medical