Gaming Piece



Gaming piece or weight of black and white diorite (porphyry). Label stuck to the surface "Abydos" CONDITION NOTE (1998): Worn, adhesive residue, surface dirt. Acquired at Sotheby's July 1922 (MacGregor collection) 1 of 9 items in lot 1097: "seven others [draughtsmen], in porphyry, granite and oter hard stone; and two others; the porphyry and speckled black and white granite specimens from Abydos".