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Pierced rosette disc

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Pale, unglazed green faience disc; underside flat and upper convex; ornameted with a 5 pointed rosette carved in relief; originally three holes running through but one has been broken off; outer diameter is irregular.

Provenance

From Qantarah. 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.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Late Period, 760–332 B.C.

Findspot

Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 3 x 0.8 cm (1 3/16 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

87.599

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Function Unknown