Art/ Collection/ Art Object


14th–15th century
Attributed to Egypt, Cairo
Wood; inlaid with ivory
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1907
Accession Number:
Not on view
A. Beaudry Collection ; [ Panayotis Kitycas, Cairo, until 1907; sold to Albert M. Lythgoe for MMA]
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