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The cover of an ivory toilet box with a Phoenician inscription. The box was probably sent from Syria to "Ur of the Chaldees" about 600 B.C. (See page 285.)

Gold dagger, with a handle of deep blue lapis lazuli studded with gold; the sheath in which it was found is also of gold. (See page 289.)

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