About this object

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Ornament
  • Culture
    Predynastic Period (Naqada II)
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Abydos
  • Date made
    3500 BC - 3100 BC
  • Materials
    Shell
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from Mrs E J F Hearne, 1944
  • Collector
    Joyce Hearne
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Abydos
  • Date collected
    1900 - 1901
  • Measurements
    10 mm x 61 mm x 59 mm
  • Note
    Probably from Petrie's excavations at Abydos.
    Compare with British Museum EA59261
  • Related people
Object view = Humanities
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