Hands from a pottery coffin
Findspot: Egypt, Tell Nabasha, Cemetery of Cypriote mercenaries
Height x width (a.): 22.1 x 28.4 cm (8 11/16 x 11 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
“Tray” with modeled limbs on top. One rim edge intact. One hand with incised band on wrist. Goes with face 87.597b.
From Cemetery of Cypriote mercenaries, Tell Nabasha. 1886, excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; presented to the MFA at EEF fifth annual general meeting; sent over June 24, 1887. (Accession date: June 24, 1887)
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