Predynastic–Early Dynastic Period, Naqada II–Dyn
Findspot: Egypt, Abydos
Stone: 4.4 x 5.5 cm (1 3/4 x 2 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Stone; marble (?)
Not On View
Red veined pinkish body, hole drilled from both ends. The surface is scratched around the circumference of the widest part. Pear shaped.
From Abydos, cemetery M near the Osiris temple enclosure [north section]; 55 by M12. 1902: 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, 1902)
Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription