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Cylindrical object

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2134 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, East of Pyramid I-a

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 1.7 x 2.6 cm (13/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

24.2675

Medium or Technique

White marble

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Function unknown

Cylindrical object with groove around edge. Possibly a weight ?

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, east of Pyramid I-a. 1924: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition