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Clay, very coarse work; apple-shaped with hole running through center; much indented; heavy; red.

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: ?)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian,

Findspot

San el-Hagar, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 6 x 7.8 cm (2 3/8 x 3 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.45983

Medium or Technique

Clay

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Textile & Costume-making