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Syrian style, oval, irregular/rude hexagonal prism, translucent lemonade color, a large fractured section at one end, with circular socket, one side has many flaws on surface.

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, Late Period, 600–550 B.C.

Findspot

Tell Dafana, Egypt

Dimensions

Other: 2.4 x 1.5 x 1 cm (15/16 x 9/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

87.711

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster) Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments