About this object

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Object
  • Culture
    Predynastic Period
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Naqada
  • Date made
    3000 BC before
  • Materials
    Malachite
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from the collections of Norwich Castle Museum
  • Collector
    William Matthew Flinders Petrie
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Naqada
  • Date collected
    1895
  • Measurements
    9 mm x 18 mm x 28 mm
  • Note
    Record card records that there should be two pieces but 'two' is crossed out and replaced with 'three' in pencil. Only one piece found in 2019.
  • Related people
    Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery ( Previous owner); William Matthew Flinders Petrie ( Collector, previous owner); Flaxman Charles John Spurrell ( Previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

Object view = Humanities
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