Knob or boss

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26
688–525 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Tell Defenneh

Dimensions

Depth x Diameter: 1.1 x 1.2 cm (7/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

87.724

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

Hemispherical, cracked and piece missing from one side.

Provenance

Tell Dafana (Daphnae). 1886: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; presented to the MFA at EEF fifth annual general meeting; sent over June 1, 1887.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription