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Pottery; greenish blue and glaze; incised hieroglphics on lower face; hole lengthwise; good condition.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Pyramid Temple, communal burial in room J1 (= pillared hall 27), between pillar 1 and north wall. 1907: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition (found by M. Kh.); assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. (Accession date: March 2, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .014 Length: .001 W.

Accession Number

11.960

Medium or Technique

Glazed steatite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids