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  • Description

    Gaming-piece: of conical shape in opaque dark-blue glass, matt surface. The tip of the cone is flashed with opaque yellow glass. A yellow thread outlines the base. As the hollow left by a mandril runs from the base to near the top of the cone it is certain that this is one of the rare gaming pieces worked into shape on a mandril.


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  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 1.9 centimetres
    • Diameter: 1.14 centimetres
  • Bibliography

    • Cooney 1976 746 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

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  • Department

    Ancient Egypt & Sudan

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Object reference number: YCA42817

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