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Plaque

Date:
7th–8th century
Geography:
Egypt
Culture:
Coptic
Medium:
Bone; carved
Dimensions:
D. 3/4 in. (1.9 cm) W. 1 7/8 in. (4.8 cm) H. 4 1/16 in. (10.3 cm)
Classification:
Ivories and Bone
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1938
Accession Number:
38.118.7
Not on view
[ Frank Tano, New York, until 1938; sold to MMA]
McAllister, Hannah. "Fourteen Coptic Bone Plaques." Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin vol. 34 (1939). pp. 68-70.



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