Fragment of handle of a fan

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Ancient town, near Tell Dafana

Dimensions

Overall: 2.6 x 2.6 cm (1 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

87.613

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Personal accessories

Green glaze, badly worn; lotus form with seven holes in upper edge for the insertion of the feathers.

Provenance

From Egypt, the Ancient town. 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