Conical stone object



Accession Number
EC348
Current Location
House of Life (first floor), Games case
Object Type
Implements and utensils, Toy
Material
Stone/minerals
Measurements
Height: 46mm | Diameter: 39mm
Number of Elements
1
Culture
Egyptian

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Description

A conical stone object, possibly a spinning top. It is similar to W520 which is in wood. Spinning tops have been found in various contexts in Egypt, including the tomb of Tutankhamun. A Roman Period example from Tebtynis is in the archaeological Museum in Milan.