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Weight shaped object

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7214F

Dimensions

Overall: 1.8 x 4.2 cm (11/16 x 1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

25.2693

Medium or Technique

Ebony; linen

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Function unknown

One circular, grooved object with linen fragments adhering to the groove. It is the shape of a weight or earplug. The purpose is unknown. Similar to 25.2694

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 7214F. 1925: 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