Weaving-weight or pendant (?)

Egyptian


Dimensions

Other: 4.3 x 5.9 cm (1 11/16 x 2 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

86.211

Medium or Technique

Porphyry

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Weights and measures

Porphyry; polished surface; hole at one end, with mark of the string. Possibly a pendant.

Provenance

From Tanis (San el-Hagar). 1884: excavated by William Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; October 28, 1885: presented to the MFA at EEF general meeting.
(Accession Date: January 1, 1886)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription