New Kingdom, Dynasty 18
Findspot: Egypt, Abydos, tomb D4
Height x width: 6.4 x 6.4 cm (2 1/2 x 2 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Stained ivory inlay panels forming a star: circular center element with black and white star/rosette pattern, two red and two blue triangular points around it with short edges curved to fit with central circle. Some fading of pigment. Unclear whether originally part of furniture, architecture, coffin, etc, but from tomb context.
From Abydos, tomb D 4. 1900: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie and Arthur Cruttenden Mace for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt, received by the MFA through subscription to the Egypt Exploration Fund.
(Accession Date: November 1, 1900)
Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription