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Category

ornamental element

Name

inlay

Description

inlay, incised design in black, hole at one end

Production Notes

carved

Field Collection

Abydos

Dimensions

length 4.2 cm
width 1.1 cm

Period

First Dynasty
archaic

Date

circa 3000 B.C. — 2890 B.C.

Documentation

  1. Killen, G.
    The Style and Development of Ancient Egyptian Furniture: Decoration and Embellishment [page: 356-357]
    Source title: Antiques (September 1997)
    [comments: ]
  2. Petrie, W.M.F.
    (1899) The royal tombs of the First Dynasty : I (1899)
    [comments: pl. XXXVII, 72; p.28]
  3. Petrie, W.M.F.
    (1901) The royal tombs of the First Dynasty : II. The royal tombs of the earliest dynasties (1901)
    [comments: pl. XLIII, 55]

Material/s

ivory

Accession Number

E.40.1900 (Antiquities)
(Reference Number: 49960; Input Date: 2003-03-25 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

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