About this object

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Ornament
  • Culture
    Romano-Egyptian
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Shurafa
  • Date made
    3rd Century BC - 5th Century BC
  • Materials
    Bone
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Transferred from Gilstrap Public Library and Municipal Museum
  • Collector
    British School of Archaeology in Egypt
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Shurafa
  • Date collected
    1911 - 1913
  • Measurements
    35 mm
  • Note
    W.M.Flinders Petrie, Ernest Mackay. Heliopolis, Kafr Ammar and Shurafa, (London, 1915, British School of Archaeology in Egypt); p.44; The Gilstrap collection was formed by Miss Gilstrap, who contributed funds to the British School of Archaeology in Egypt between 1900 and 1910. She was given a share of the excavated finds in return for the funding she provided.
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