Sample of lapis lazuli.
- Found/Acquired: Tell Dafana (?)
- (Africa,Egypt,Lower Egypt,Nile Delta,Tell Dafana)
- Width: 1.5 centimetres
- Length: 1.7 centimetres
Provenance not specified in the Museum register, but possibly from Tell Dafana, as suggested by the context of the item in the list.
Probably the " piece of sliced lapis lazuli" mentioned by W.M.F. Petrie, Tanis ii, Nebesheh and Defenneh, p. 74 § 70.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
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Object reference number: YCA4306
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