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Bone inlay

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7350, top of Mastaba, in debris

Dimensions

Overall: 1.2 x 12 x 1.4 cm (1/2 x 4 3/4 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1769

Medium or Technique

Bone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Function unknown

Complete piece of bone inlay, pattern incomplete, ends sawn off, pattern on only one side.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 7350, top of Mastaba, in radim. 1927 : 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