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Provenance

From Giza, G 7560Y, coffin debris. 1929: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, 2575–2472 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 3.4 x 4.2 cm (1 5/16 x 1 5/8 in.) (largest)

Accession Number

29.2412

Medium or Technique

Copper

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects