Playing piece

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1550–1070 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Tell el Amarna

Dimensions

Overall: 2 x 1.3 cm (13/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

36.931

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Recreational

Conical playing piece, in dark gray faience with a matte finish and traces of green.

Provenance

From Egypt, Tell Amarna. 1891-2: excavated by Petrie; By 1936: University College Collection, London; 1936: Given by the Univeristy College of London to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of University College, London