Bronze coin

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Pyramid Temple, room J1

Dimensions

Diameter: 2.3 cm (7/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.968

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Bronze. Head on obverse, patinated.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Pyramid Temple, communal burial in room J1 (= pillared hall 27), between N wall and pillar 1. 1907: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition (found by M. Kh.); assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

(Accession date: March 2, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition