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H x W: 3.6 x 0.7 cm (1 7/16 x 1/4 in)
Jewelry and Ornament
Disk: flat, round.
Clay: soft, white.
Glaze: white and brownish-gray, discolored.
Decoration: inlaid in white in a gray field. knob in relief.
Unidentified owner, Egypt, to 1907 
From 1907 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased in Egypt from an unidentified owner in 1907 
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 
 See Original Pottery List, L. 1837, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
 See note 1.
 The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.
Freer Gallery of Art Collection
A Collector’s Eye: Freer in Egypt (January 28, 2023 to 2025)
Previous custodian or owner:
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
New Kingdom (ca. 1539 - 1075 BCE)
Ancient Egyptian Art
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Freer Gallery 20: A Collector’s Eye: Freer in Egypt
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