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[One of] thirteen repousse ornaments

Egyptian
Late or Hellenistic (Ptolemaic) Period


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .012 x .035 the largest

Accession Number

87.737

Medium or Technique

Gilt silver

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment

Silver-gilt, in low relief; six are in good condition, the rest are fragmentary.

Provenance

From Tell Nabasha, Tomb 76. 1886, excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; presented to the MFA at EEF fifth annual general meeting; sent over June 24, 1887. (Accession date: June 24, 1887)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription