Game piece

Egyptian


Dimensions

Height x width: 2.9 x 2.2 cm (1 1/8 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.2651

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Recreational

Traces of white paint. Convex conical shape with knob on top. Rosette on knob, edges nicked.

Provenance

By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way.

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way