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Quartz, flat and rectangular, polished smooth. Broken in two and mended.

Provenance

From Hierakonpolis, 471-37. 1898: Excavated by J. E. Quibell for the Egyptian Research Account, given to the MFA by the Egyptian Research Account. (Accession date: November 1, 1898)

Credit Line

Egyptian Research Account by subscription

Egyptian, Predynastic Period, Naqada I–III, 3850–2960 B.C.

Findspot

Hierakonpolis, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width: 6.5 x 3.5 cm (2 9/16 x 1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

98.1013

Medium or Technique

Quartz

Collections

The Ancient World

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