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Onyx; half is opaque white and the rest yellow-red; incised details on back; lower face flat and plain.

Provenance

Tell Dafana (Daphnae). 1886: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; presented to the MFA at EEF fifth annual general meeting; sent over June 1, 1887.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian,

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .018 Length: .012 W.

Accession Number

87.700

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids