Gaming piece

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis

Dimensions

Height: 3.1 cm (1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

86.183

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Recreational

Gaming piece. Only the upper part remains. Very crude work. Circular body shape.

Provenance

From Naukratis. 1885: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; October 28, 1885: voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over February 1886. (Accession Date: January 1, 1886)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription