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Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Khafra
2575–2472 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7050 B, Nefretkau, pit shaft debris

Dimensions

Overall: 1.7 x 2.3 cm (11/16 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

26-2-50

Medium or Technique

Basalt (?)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Weights and measures

Circular weight.

Provenance

From Giza, G 7050B, Nefretkau, pit shaft debris. February, 1926: 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