About this object

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Ornament
  • Culture
    Late Period
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    664 BC - 332 BC (Dynasty 26)
  • Materials
    Tooth Ivory
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of the Committee of the Egypt Exploration Fund, 1884
  • Collector
    Egypt Exploration Society
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Tanis
  • Date collected
    1884
  • Measurements
    x 9.5 mm x 112 mm
  • Related people
    Egypt Exploration Society (Collector, previous owner); William Matthew Flinders Petrie (Previous owner)

Where is this object from?

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Publications

  • Tanis Part I, 1883-4

    Petrie, William Matthew Flinders

    Author: Petrie, William Matthew Flinders
    Publisher: Egypt Exploration Fund
    Date: 1889
    Description:

Events

  • Egypt Exploration Fund Excavations at Tanis1883 - 1884

    Start date: 1883
    End date: 1883
    Description: Excavations directed by Flinders Petrie at Tanis for the Egypt Exploration Fund. The museum provided financial sponsorship towards the costs and received a share of the finds that the Egyptian authorities allowed to be exported outside of Egypt.

Ownership

Previous owners

  • Egypt Exploration Society

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1884-11-20
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
  • William Matthew Flinders Petrie

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: Unknown or unrecorded
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
Object view = Humanities
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