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7th–8th century
From Egypt, Maghagha
Wood; carved
H. 7 1/16 in. (17.9 cm) W. 3 1/16 in. (7.8 cm) D. 3/8 in. (1 cm) Wt. 2.4 oz. (68 g)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1912
Accession Number:
Not on view
[ Nicolas Tano, Cairo, until 1912; sold to MMA]
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