Knob or disc lid?
Badarian to Naqada III 4500–2960 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, Tomb 102
Height x diameter: 1.3 x 4.2 cm (1/2 x 1 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Ivory button/disc shape with convex top and flat bottom. Central piece extends from the center of bottom, which has a hole pierced through it as well as a bar extending from it for fastening.
From Sheikh Farag, Tomb 102. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
(Accession Date: December 4, 1913)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition