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Weight shaped object

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7214F

Dimensions

Diameter x thickness: 3.5 x 3.1 cm (1 3/8 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

25.2694

Medium or Technique

Clay, 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 an earplug, but purpose is unknown. Similar to 25.2693.

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