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Copper; thin and corroded, upper edge turned down.

Provenance

From Abydos, tomb of Khasekhemwy. 1901: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie 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: August 1, 1901)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 2, 2750–2649 B.C.

Findspot

Abydos, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 14.5 cm (5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7326

Medium or Technique

Copper

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

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