Pierced rosette disc

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, el-Qantara

Dimensions

Overall: 3 x 0.8 cm (1 3/16 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

87.599

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Function unknown

Pale, unglazed green faience disc; underside flat and upper convex; ornameted with a 5 pointed rosette carved in relief; originally three holes running through but one has been broken off; outer diameter is irregular.

Provenance

From Qantarah. Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Fund.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription