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Box

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 30
380–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, San el Hagar

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 2.6 x 3.5 x 3.0 cm (1 x 1 3/8 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

85.621

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Household

Grayish limestone; rectangular, irregularly hollowed out.

Provenance

From Tanis (San el-Hagar). 1884: excavated by William Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; October 28, 1885: presented to the MFA at EEF general meeting.
(Accession Date: March 1, 1885)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription