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Pottery; light green glaze, incised figures of animals on lower face; hole lengthwise; good condition.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Pyramid Temple, Room J1 (pillared hall 27), between pillars 2 and 3, lot c. 1907: 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: March 2, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic dynasty)–Roman Imp,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .024 Length: .019 W.

Accession Number

11.1064

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids