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Gaming piece

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Ave G 1, debris from boat pit N of Pyramid G I-b

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 1.7 x 1.15 cm (11/16 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2572

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Recreational

One gaming piece of conical shape with a round body and green color.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Avenue G 1, debris from boat pit N of subsidiary Pyramid G I-b (G I-a boat pit). 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