About this object

Egyptian alabaster or calcite terminal from the yoke of a chariot, perforated across the hollow base by a hole for fixing. The top finishes with a conical point (broken) above a wide carination.

Like object number 56.21.804a this may also be from the Central City:The Police Barracks: R42.10.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Transport
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Tell el Amarna
  • Date made
    1352 BC - 1336 BC (Dynasty 18: Reign of Akhenaten)
  • Materials
    Egyptian Alabaster
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from the collections of Norwich Castle Museum
  • Collector
    Egypt Exploration Society
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Tell el Amarna
  • Date collected
    1933
  • Measurements
    26 mm x 25 mm
  • Related people
    East Anglia Egyptian Society ( Previous owner); Egypt Exploration Society ( Collector, previous owner); Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery ( Previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

Object view = Humanities
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