Tablet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis

Dimensions

Width x length: 0.7 x 0.8 cm (1/4 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

86.182

Medium or Technique

Lapis lazuli

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Lapis-lazuli tablet. It has a smooth surface. There is no decoration.

Provenance

From Naukratis. 1885: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; October 28, 1885: voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over February 1886. (Accession Date: January 1, 1886)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription