Knob?

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18
1550–1295 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Abydos

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 1.7 x 4 cm (11/16 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

03.1811

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Earrings, flares, plugs, studs

Deep groove around circumference. Top is convex, incised cross-hatch decoration. Ivory is severely cracked.

Provenance

From Abydos. 1903: 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: January 1, 1903)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription