Faience fragment

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street G 7000, debris East of Pyramid G I-b

Dimensions

Length x width: 1.0 x 0.7 cm (3/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

24.2383

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Recreational

One roughly spherical pebble-shaped piece of green faience, possibly used as a gaming piece.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, debris East of Pyramid G I-b. 1924: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition