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Provenance

Said to be from Naqada. 1904: purchased by Albert M. Lythgoe in Egypt for the MFA with funds from the Emily Esther Sears Fund.

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

Nubian, A-Group, 3100–2800 B.C.

Object Place

Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 13 x 9 x 2.4 cm (5 1/8 x 3 9/16 x 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

04.1839

Medium or Technique

Porphyry

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Cosmetic and Medical