Gaming Piece



Sun-dried lump of clay that resembles a gaming piece. Is this a game piece, toy or just something else? Compare with three other balls of clay from Petrie's excavations 56.21.617a,b and c. Excavated by Professor Flinders Petrie at the ancient town of Lahun, which flourished in the 19th and 18th centuries BC, around the pyramid complex of King Senusret II.