Late Period, Dynasty 26, reign of Psamtik I
Findspot: Egypt, Tell Defana, Palace fort
Width x length: 0.5 x 0.9 cm (3/16 x 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
The face of this rectangular jasper plaque with a smooth surface is incised with the throne name of Psamtik I, written in roughly executed hieroglyphs.
From the Palace Fort at Tell Defana (Daphnae). 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.
(Accession date: January 1, 1887)
Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription