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Gaming piece

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street G 7000, debris East of Pyramid G I-b

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 1.6 x 2.5 cm (5/8 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

24.2268

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Recreational

One conical gaming piece with the top missing and with chips missing from the base.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, debris East of Pyramid G I-b. 1924: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition