Fragment of a lock

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis, Cemetery

Dimensions

Overall: 6.8 x 4.2 x 2.8 cm (2 11/16 x 1 5/8 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

88.768

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Bronze, corroded; two rectangular plates held apart by four strong rivets at the corners.

Provenance

From Naukratis, Cemetery. 1886-7: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; December 22, 1887, presented to the MFA by the EEF.
(Accession Date: April 1, 1888)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription