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Ivory label incised with an early hieroglyph that may be the image of a bundle of arrows

Period:
Early Dynastic Period
Dynasty:
Dynasty 1
Date:
ca. 2650 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Northern Upper Egypt, Abydos, Umm el-Qaab, Tomb of Djer, Egypt Exploration Fund excavations
Medium:
Wood, ink
Dimensions:
H: 3.7cm (1 7/16 in.); W: 3.3 cm (1 5/16 in.); th: 0.7 cm (1/4 in.)
Credit Line:
Gift of Egypt Exploration Fund, 1901
Accession Number:
01.4.162
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 101
Egypt Exploration Fund excavations. Acquired by the EEF in the division of finds. Acquired by the Museum through subscription to the EEF, 1901.

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