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Pale green, red and gray clay, unglazed.

Provenance

From San-el-Hagar. 1885: excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; received by the MFA by subscription from the Egypt Exploration Fund.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Late Period, Dynasty 30, 380–332 B.C.

Dimensions

Overall: 3.8 x 2.9 cm (1 1/2 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

85.538

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids