Egyptian Predynastic Period
5000 - 3000 B.C.E.
Apparently used for gaming. Round in section. E1116 - E1158 are from one Tomb.
Received from Egyptian Research Account; William Flinders Petrie
Current & Past Exhibitions:
Chess and Playing-Cards (18 Sep 1895 - 31 Dec 1895)
[Book] Petrie. Naqada and Ballas. : Page/Fig./Plate: 14
[Book] Petrie. Prehistoric Egypt. : Page/Fig./Plate: 32
[Catalogue] Culin, R. S. 1898. Chess and Playing Cards: Catalogue of games and implements for divination exhibited by the Unites States National Museum in connection with the Department of Archaeology and Paleontology of the University of Pennsylvania at the Cotton States and. : Page/Fig./Plate: 814
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