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Bail handle from a situla

Roman Period
30 B.C.–A.D. 364
From Egypt, Middle Egypt, Oxyrhynchus (Bahnasa), EEF excavations 1904–05
Copper alloy
Credit Line:
Gift of Egypt Exploration Fund, 1905
Accession Number:
Not on view
Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund at Bahnasa. Received from the Egyptian government in the division of finds. Allotted to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1905.

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