Spinning die

Egyptian
New Kingdom, early Dynasty 18
1539–1458 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 491

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 1.4 x 1.6 x 1.6 cm (9/16 x 5/8 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.3096

Medium or Technique

Ivory

On View

Egyptian New Kingdom Gallery (Gallery 210)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Recreational

Marked 1, 11, 111, 1111; peg missing. Belonging to 11.3095.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 491. 1911: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1911: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
(Accession Date: December 7, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition