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Egyptian
Modern


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street G 7000, debris East of Pyramid IB

Dimensions

Overall: 2.6 x 0.8 cm (1 1/16 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2465

Medium or Technique

Brass

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts, The Ancient World

Classifications

Costumes

This is a modern brass button . One side is stamped with “HDH & Co. Superior” and there is a small ring in the center of the stamped side.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street G 7000, Debris East of Pyramid IB. 1924: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition