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Pale red marble, rough surface, a flat thin rectangular piece with one end semicircular, like a little gravestone.

Provenance

From Tanis (San el-Hagar). Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Fund. (Accession Date: June 1, 1887)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian,

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San el-Hagar, Egypt

Dimensions

Other: 0.9 x 2.5 x 4.7 cm (3/8 x 1 x 1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.45985

Medium or Technique

Pale red marble

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects