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Circular weight

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, N of Pyr. I-a

Dimensions

Overall: 1.4 x 2.1 cm (9/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2747

Medium or Technique

Black basalt

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Weights and measures

This weight has a circular shape.

Provenance

From Giza, north of pyramid I-a. 1924: 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