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Bell shaped weight glazed with Egyptian faience or frit, and dated to 18th to 20th Dynasty. This was bought from the Khayat Ancient Arts Gallery in New York City. Areez Khayat, was an archaeologist who conducted extensive excavations in Egypt before World War II.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
weight, Egyptian
Object Type
weight
date made
1570-1040 BC
place made
Egypt
Associated Place
Egypt
Physical Description
faience, Egyptian (frit) (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 1/8 in x 1 in; 2.8575 cm x 2.54 cm
ID Number
MG.M-10493
catalog number
M-10493
accession number
252500
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National Museum of American History
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