Fragment of faience



Accession Number
EC295
Current Location
In storage
Object Type
Material, Worked material
Period
New Kingdom
Dynasty
Eighteenth Dynasty
Amenhotep IV/Akhenaten to Tutankhamun
Material
Faience
Provenance
Egypt, Amarna, Central City, Great Palace
Measurements
Length: 26mm | Diameter: 6mm
Number of Elements
1
Culture
Egyptian

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Description

A fragment of faience with dark and light blue stripes. It is possibly part of a throwstick ( a type of boomerang). It likely originates from Amarna. However, faience throwsticks from Amarna are usually broader than this and not decorated like this one.

Other Identity
TA.35–36.466c (EES excavation number)
Previous Owners
Egypt Exploration Society | The British Museum
Excavation Details

https://www.flickr.com/photos/egyptexplorationsociety/18670709558/in/album-72157654221761359/

Acquisition
Gift, Via the British Museum as part of the dispersal of the disposable objects from the excavations of the Egypt Exploration Society (15 Mar 1978)
Last modified: 26 Nov 2021

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