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Key

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis

Dimensions

Length x width: 8.5 x 3.8 cm (3 3/8 x 1 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

86.353

Medium or Technique

Iron

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

3 fragments of a key; surface rusted and cracked; handle broken. From Naucratis.

Provenance

From Naukratis. 1885: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; October 28, 1885: voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over February 1886. (Accession Date: January 1, 1886)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription