Egyptian Ivory Game Piece

Egyptian Ivory Game Piece

An Egyptian Ivory Game Piece.
Made from bone or ivory. Size 3 1/2″ x 3/4″ x 1/4″.

Dated to the Egyptian New Kingdom period 1,600 BC.

This game piece has partially drilled holes to one edge and a snake effigy etched into its surface. It also has the word Thebes etched onto one edge, may have been a museum reference marking?

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