Ivory Button?

56.218.58

About this object

A small ivory round piece, possibly a button with a central hole and a slightly curved body. One side is slightly curved and has engraved decoration of two bands of parallel circular lines running around its edge and in the middle of the body. One part of the edge is broken.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Object
  • Culture
    Late Cypriot IIB
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Europe: Southern Europe: Cyprus
  • Date made
    1300 BC about
  • 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
  • Note
    Tomb 3A no. 58
  • Related people

Where is this object from?

Object view = Humanities
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