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Date:
30 B.C.–A.D. 364
Geography:
Found/excavated Egypt, el-Bahnasa
Medium:
Bone; incised and inlaid with paint
Dimensions:
H. 9/16 in. (1.5 cm)
W. 1/2 in. (1.3 cm)
D. 1/8 in. (0.3 cm)
Classification:
Gaming pieces
Credit Line:
Gift of Egypt Exploration Fund, 1897
Accession Number:
97.4.115
Not on view
Egypt Exploration Fund, London (until 1897; gifted to MMA)
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