Game box

Egyptian
New Kingdom, early Dynasty 18
1539–1425 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 491, Notes: Egypt (Zawiyet el-Aryan, grave Z491)

Dimensions

Height x width x length: 7.6 x 11.1 x 35.2 cm (3 x 4 3/8 x 13 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.3095

On View

Egyptian New Kingdom Gallery (Gallery 210)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Recreational

Faience squares and long strips which had been inlaid in sides and edges of a wooden box; several squares with numerals I, II, III.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 491. 1911: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1911: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
(Accession Date: December 7, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition