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Pebble

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, tomb 6 pit D, chamber debris

Dimensions

Diameter: 1.2 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

15-4-195

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Function unknown

One unpierced oval carnelian pebble with two round crystalline inclusions.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 6, pit D chamber debris. 1915: 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