Findspot: Egypt, Tell Defenneh
Height x width: 2 x 1.8 cm (13/16 x 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Worked stone possibly for burnishing of translucent yellowish calcite(?); slightly hexagonal, tapering towards rounded top.
From Tell Dafana (Daphnae). Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Fund.
Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription