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Hemispherical, cracked and piece missing from one side.

Provenance

Tell Dafana (Daphnae). 1886: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; presented to the MFA at EEF fifth annual general meeting; sent over June 1, 1887.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Late Period, Dynasty 26, 688–525 B.C.

Findspot

Tell Defenneh, Egypt

Dimensions

Depth x Diameter: 1.1 x 1.2 cm (7/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

87.724

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture