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Egyptian
Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic Dynasty)
305–30 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Tell Gemayemi

Dimensions

Height: 19.2 cm (7 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

87.477

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Bronze; surface corroded, no traces of gilding; rod at top broken off.

Provenance

From Tell Gemayemi. Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; 1887: assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Fund.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription