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Stone; smooth, fine-grained; yellowish brown; worn very smooth on one side; good condition. From Zawiet-el-Aryan.

Provenance

From Zawiyet el-Aryan, grave 107. 1910-11: 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: October 19, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .044 H. .117 D.

Accession Number

11.2501

Medium or Technique

Stone (Yellow jaspar?)

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The Ancient World

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