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Provenance

From Giza G 2381 Z. 1912: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. (Accession date: December 4, 1913)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, reign of Neferkare Pepy II, 2246–2152 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Length: 10.2 cm (4 in.)

Accession Number

13.3427

Medium or Technique

Copper

Collections

The Ancient World

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