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Gaming piece

One conical gaming piece with the top missing and with chips missing from the base.

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

Egyptian, Late Period, 760–332 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 1.6 x 2.5 cm (5/8 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

24.2268

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Recreational