Ivory Disc

56.218.47

About this object

Part of a thick round ivory piece, possibly a button with a hole in the middle and a slightly curved body. The piece has engraved decoration of concentric lines around the edge and the central hole. In between these two bands there is band of long narrow petals. Half of the button is broken.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Artefact
  • Culture
    Late Cypriot IIB
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Europe: Southern Europe: Cyprus
  • Date made
    1300 BC
  • Materials
    Tooth Ivory
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of St Andrews University and Liverpool Museums Kouklia Expedition
  • Collector
    St Andrews University and Liverpool Museums Kouklia Expedition
  • Place collected
    Europe: Southern Europe: Cyprus: Kouklia: Evreti Tomb 3A
  • Date collected
    1956
  • Measurements
    25 mm
  • Note
    Tomb 3A no. 47
  • Related people

Where is this object from?

Object view = Humanities
No media found
Have 4 place tagsPage load time: 78 ms