Staple

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


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

Dimensions

Overall: 1.9 x 3.9 cm (3/4 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.2830

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 VI, 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