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Coin

Egyptian
Greco-Roman Period


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, N of subsidiary pyramid G I-a

Dimensions

Overall: 1.9 x 1.9 x 0.3 cm (3/4 x 3/4 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.2715

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

This coin has an emperor’s head on one side and a figure with drapery on the reverse side. It is Roman 3AD Alexandrian. Emperor mint on one side, Tyche fortuna on other. It was examined by John Hermann.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, N of subsidiary pyramid G 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