Clay Ball card

Clay Ball

56.21.615

Currently not on display

Clay ball with multiple seal impressions. Found during the Egypt Exploration Society 1929 excavations 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 with the excavation find number: TA/28-9 75.