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Cowroid

Egyptian
New Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bahari, Thebes

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .013 x .006

Accession Number

06.2495

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

“Cowroid” inscribed as in sketch; pierced lengthwise. Green glaze; probably

Provenance

Thebes, Deir el-Bahri. 1906, Excavated by Edourad Naville for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund by the government of Egypt; presented to the MFA by the Committee of the Egypt Exploration Fund.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription