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Figure

Date:
7th–9th century
Geography:
Egypt
Culture:
Coptic
Medium:
Bone; carved and incised
Dimensions:
H. 2 3/8 in. (6 cm) W. 1 in. (2.6 cm) D. 1/4 in. (0.7 cm)
Classification:
Ivories and Bone
Credit Line:
Gift of Lily S. Place, 1921
Accession Number:
21.6.107
Not on view
Lily S. Place, Cairo (until 1921; gifted to MMA)
Evans, Helen C., and Brandie Ratliff, ed. Byzantium and Islam: Age of Transition. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2012. no. 134B, pp. 193-4, ill. (color).



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