Gaming Piece

1969.112.2

On display

Ivory gaming piece in the form of a cylinder tapering to a disc top, discovered in the tomb of Uadji. The museum has the two types of 26 pieces played on a board with 2 rows of 13 squares, and dice sticks.Cracked in several places with some signes of repair. There was a white sticker on the base with "133" in ink. Found during Professor Emery's excavations at Saqqara for the Egypt Exploration Society. Marked by the excavator ink in Arabic numbers 3504 now faded.