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Weight

Egyptian


Dimensions

Ht x D: 4.5 x 4.2 cm (1 3/4 x 1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

86.201

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Weights and measures

Dark green porphyry; a cube with rounded edges and corner; smooth surface.

Provenance

From Tanis (San el-Hagar). 1884: excavated by William Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; October 28, 1885: presented to the MFA at EEF general meeting.
(Accession Date: January 1, 1886)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription