Fragment of sistrum
Findspot: Egypt, Tell Gemayemi
Overall: 7 x 4 x 8.7 cm (2 3/4 x 1 9/16 x 3 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
The base and one side in part of brown pottery covered with bright green glaze, in fairly good preservation. Reeds at the corners terminating in volutes. A row of up and down incised lines below on each face, front and back and on the sides, of larger form. Two holes and part of another pierced through the side.
FromTell Gemayemi. Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Fund.
Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription