University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: E1171
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Egypt
Ballas (uncertain)
Naqada (uncertain)
Period: Egyptian Predynastic Period
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Ivory
Iconography:Bird
Credit Line:Distribution from the Egyptian Research Account; William Flinders Petrie, 1895
Other NumberES 1171 - Original Number

Description

Double bird at top. Edge almost smooth. Probably a degeneration of the small toothed comb. Possibly amuletic.


Bibliography:

[Book] Petrie, William M. 1920. Prehistoric Egypt. : Page/Fig./Plate: 30View Objects cited in this Publication

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