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Inlay

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–about 1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 52

Dimensions

Overall: 6 x 1.5 x 0.3 cm (2 3/8 x 9/16 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.3600

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

Ivory strips with incised decoration filled with black. Similar to 13.3660 and 72.4675.

Provenance

From Sheikh Farag, SF 52. 1913: 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