Inlay fragment

Egyptian
Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 1, reign of Djer
2926–2880 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Abydos, Tomb of Djer

Dimensions

Height x width: 6.5 x 1.5 cm (2 9/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7375

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Fragment of ivory inlay with incised design: single straight line borders enclosing diamond-shaped geometric pattern.

Provenance

From Abydos, tomb of Djer. 1901: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt, received by the MFA through subscription to the Egypt Exploration Fund.
(Accession Date: October 1, 1901)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription