Staple

Eygptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26, reign of Amasis
570–526 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7757 A, room X, Tomb of Kheper-Re.

Dimensions

Overall: 3.3 cm (1 5/16 in.) Overall: 4.7 cm (1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

29.2796

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Function unknown

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 7757 A, (tomb of Kheperre) room X, tomb of Kheper-Re. November 1929: 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