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toy / button

  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    A thin, pink ground-down disc-shaped ceramic sherd, possibly a button or toy. Close to the centre are two small holes. A loop of 'z'-ply cotton made from three strands twisted together passes through both holes.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 1100-1300AD
  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Diameter: 2.25 centimetres
    • Thickness: 0.3 centimetres
    • Diameter: 0.2 centimetres (holes)
    • Length: 0.3 centimetres (distance separating the holes.)
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Condition


  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Ancient Egypt & Sudan

  • BM/Big number


  • Registration number


  • Additional IDs

    • 78.3.1/32 (excavation number)

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Object reference number: YCA79153

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