Faience object

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Debris E of Pyr. I-b

Dimensions

Height x width: 1.9 x 3.2 cm (3/4 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

24.2360

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

One circular, drum-shaped object, possibly an ear plug. Hollow, small holes at each end in middle of a rosette. This object is green and broken and slightly convex on one side.

Provenance

From Giza, debris E of Pyr. I-b. 1926: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition