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Tusk figure of a man

Period:
Predynastic, Late Naqada l–Naqada II
Date:
ca. 3900–3500 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt
Medium:
Ivory (hippopotamus)
Dimensions:
H. 20.3 × Diam. 3.8 × Th. 0.5 cm (8 in. × 1 1/2 in. × 3/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Fletcher Fund and The Guide Foundation Inc. Gift, 1966
Accession Number:
66.99.1
Not on view
Collection of Albert Gallatin, purchased by the Museum in 1966. Purchased by him from Ars Antiqua, Lucerne, February 1960.

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