Marbles

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Abydos, Cemetery G

Dimensions

Approximately 1.4 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.689

Medium or Technique

Agate

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Ten agate marbles of various colors.

Provenance

From Egypt, Abydos, cemetery G. 1900: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie and Arthur Cruttenden Mace 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: November 1, 1900)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription