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Head of a sistrum

Eyptian
Roman Imperial Period
30 B.C.–A.D 364


Findspot: Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 2.5 x 6.4 cm (1 x 2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

86.788

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Musical Instruments, The Ancient World

Classifications

Idiophones

Pale blue glaze, much worn; three holes in each side. From Tanis.

Provenance

From Tanis (San el-Hagar). 1884: excavated by William Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; October 28, 1885: presented to the MFA at EEF general meeting.
(Accession Date: January 1, 1886)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription