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With ivory handle in the form of a lotus flower.

Provenance

From Naga el-Deir, N. 453b. 1913: 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, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, 1991–1783 B.C.

Object Place for Label

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Naga ed-Deir, Egypt

Accession Number

21.10559

Medium or Technique

Copper, ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Cosmetic and Medical