Clay Ball card

Clay Ball


Currently not on display


Clay ball with multiple seal impressions. 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. Find number 29/75: Found during the Egypt Exploration Society 1929 excavations in House U.36.34 within the North Suburb at Tell el Amarna.