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Coin

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


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

Dimensions

Diameter: 3.0 cm (1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.981

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Bronze; broken and heavily patinated.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Pyramid Temple, room J1 (= pillared hall 27), right hand of mummy 23. 1907: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 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