Coin

Egyptian
Hellentistic (Ptolemaic)–Roman Imperial Period
332 B.C.–A.D. 364


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, Hassan XX

Dimensions

Diameter: 3.9 cm (1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.1055

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: male head, barely visible, surface very much worn. Reverse: surface completely eaten away.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Pyramid Temple, Hassan XX. 1909: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1911: awarded to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition