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Bronze; border of zig-zags around top; handle missing; bright blue patina on inside. Cleaned by Mr. Hoffman, 1907.

Provenance

From Ihnasya el-Medina (Herakleoplis Magna). 1903-1904: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; 1905, presented to the MFA by the EEF. (Accession date: January 1, 1905)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian,

Dimensions

Overall: 5 cm (1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

05.257

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment