Unknown

Egyptian


Dimensions

Overall: 2.3 x 0.5 x 10.9 cm (7/8 x 3/16 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

72.4236

Medium or Technique

Bone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Dull brown; smooth surface; plain back; front decorated with three incised sets of concentric circles.

Provenance

By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way.

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way