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Ivory strip

Egyptian
Second Intermediate Period, Dynasty 14–17
1770–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Abydos

Dimensions

Overall: 6.4 x 1.5 cm (2 1/2 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7394

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

Strip with crosshatching on one side and holes in ends.

Provenance

From Abydos, tomb of Djer. 1901: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt, received by the MFA through subscription to the Egypt Exploration Fund. (Accession Date: October 1, 1901)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription