Cylinder

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Tell Dafana

Dimensions

Other: 2.3 x 0.8 cm (7/8 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

87.708

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Alabaster roll, hole through width, dirty white, ends rounded, a pink mark connecting the two ends of the whole on one side - unbroken.

Provenance

Tell Dafana (Daphnae). 1886: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; presented to the MFA at EEF fifth annual general meeting; sent over June 1, 1887.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription