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Object Number:29-84-690
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Egypt
Mit-Rahineh
Locus: high wall east of South portal
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Faience
Inscription Language:Hieroglyphic
Height: 6.4 cm
Length: 2.7 cm
Width: 1.7 cm
Credit Line:The Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition to Mit-Rahineh (Memphis), Egypt, 1915-1920
Other Number:M9728 - Field No SF

Description

Yellowish white faience. One end flat, the other round. Part of rim of curved end missing. Flat front inscribed with central Eye of Horus, pointing right, flanked on either side by nefer signs surmounted by sun discs. Twin inscriptions invoking the goddess Bastet begin at the flat front, and move around sides, meeting at the curved back.


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