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Fragment of sistrum

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Tell Gemayemi

Dimensions

Overall: 7 x 4 x 8.7 cm (2 3/4 x 1 9/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

87.655

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The base and one side in part of brown pottery covered with bright green glaze, in fairly good preservation. Reeds at the corners terminating in volutes. A row of up and down incised lines below on each face, front and back and on the sides, of larger form. Two holes and part of another pierced through the side.

Provenance

FromTell Gemayemi. Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Fund.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription