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Weaving-weight or pendant (?)

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Porphyry; polished surface; hole at one end, with mark of the string. Possibly a pendant.

Provenance

From Tanis (San el-Hagar). 1884: excavated by William Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; October 28, 1885: presented to the MFA at EEF general meeting. (Accession Date: January 1, 1886)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian,

Dimensions

Other: 4.3 x 5.9 cm (1 11/16 x 2 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

86.211

Medium or Technique

Porphyry

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Weights & Measures