Clay Ball

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Clay ball with multiple seal impressions. Found in House U.36.34 within the North Suburb at Tell el Amarna (excavation find number 29/75). Like many others found in the excavations of homes at Tell el-Amarna this clay ball may contain human hair. Small balls of clay containing human hair were probably used in magical practices. Marked in black ink: TA/28-9 75