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Porphyry, long and nearly cylindrical with slight flare.

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: March 30, 2001)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian,

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San el-Hagar, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 16.2 cm (6 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.45980

Medium or Technique

Porphyry

Collections

The Ancient World

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