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'Tag' decorated with two birds' heads

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Hartebeest horned or double bird head motif atop tag or shield shape. Very perfectly made and preserved.

Provenance

Purchased by the MFA at Sotheby Parke-Bernet, Febraury 25, 1971.

Credit Line

Egyptian Curator's Fund from funds deposited by Donald Edgar

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

Object Place for Label

Egypt

Dimensions

4.5 x 2.1 x .3 cm

Accession Number

1971.131

Medium or Technique

Greywacke

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Cosmetic and Medical