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Snail?

Egyptian
Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 1
2960–2770 B.C.


Object Place: Egypt, Abydos

Dimensions

Overall: 2.5 x 3.3 cm (1 x 1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

03.1730

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Green glaze on top, underside unglazed; edges broken; much worn. Spiral design.

Provenance

From Abydos. 1903: 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: January 1, 1903)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription