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Gaming pieces

Base of faience gaming peice, edge chipped, top missing with a rich blue color and a grayish white paste. (M.F.A. brown card B6275)

Provenance

From Egypt. Giza. In debris of Roman Rm. 7400. 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

Overall: 1.4 x 2.6 cm (9/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

27.1599

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Recreational