Bronze; corroded; fair condition. Imitation of a shell; incising on rear like a clam shell. Pierced for suspension on handle.
From Naukratis. 1885: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; October 28, 1885: voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over February 1886. (Accession Date: January 1, 1886)
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