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Bronze; much corroded.

Provenance

Said to be from Abydos. 1903: purchased for the MFA in Qena, Egypt from Ghirgas by Albert M. Lythgoe as part of a group (03.1667-03.1681) for £3. Acquired with funds from the Emily Esther Sears Fund. (Accession Date: January 1, 1903)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4–5, 2575–2323 B.C.

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Said to be from Abydos, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 5.8 x 2.8 cm (2 5/16 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

03.1676

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Woodworking & Stoneworking