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ID number:  ECM 351
Named collection:  The Eton Myers Collection
Title / Object name:  Fishing Net Weight
Object type:  Net weight
Culture:  Egyptian
Date made:  New Kingdom (?)
Collector:  Myers, William Joseph
Materials:  Faience
Measurements:  overall: 2.10 cm x 1.90 cm x 1.40 cm (H x W x D)
Provenance:  Unknown

Fishing net weight, symbolic as opposed to practical use, in blue-green faience with linear decoration in black at either end.

Notes:  Previously thought to have been an ear ornament, possibly dating to the New Kingdom.

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Myers, William Joseph
British
1858-08
1899-10-30
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