Teardrop-shaped stone


Findspot: Egypt, Tell Dafana

Dimensions

Length x width: 8 x 7 mm (5/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

87.707

Medium or Technique

Garnet

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Gems

Convex with chip around edges. Undecorated.

Provenance

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.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription