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One earthenware games piece which is conical in shape, with a round base.

One yellow label found with the object.


game piece

1 item (description level: part)
Broad category
Anthropology: Archaeology
Additional names, titles, or classifications
catalogue name:  game piece

Egypt, North Africa, Africa
Additional place information
Date made
circa 1360 BCE
Additional date information
date made:  circa 1360 BCE 
Ancient Egyptian
Additional culture information
maker or user: Ancient Egyptian 

Materials & techniques
Additional material & technique information
material: earthenware (overall)

donor:  Egypt Exploration Fund  Undefined - 1929

Related objects
part of game pieces (29.220)
Related subjects
association: Family and Home
maker or user: Ancient Egyptian
object name (Horniman Ethno.): game pieces

Record created 2014-01-31 by NRUSSELL
Record last updated 2017-04-20 by XGVIEWS

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