Egyptian New Kingdom faience Senet gaming counter

E12

£180.00

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A blue glazed faience gaming counter from a Senet board, the middle of the piece is painted with three horizontal black lines.

Culture
Egypt, New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty, c. 1550-1292 BC

Size
1.5 x 1.6 cms

Condition
Surface chipping as seen in the photographs

Provenance
Ex. collection: Alfred Theodore Arber-Cooke (c.1905-1993), thence by family descent; collection acquired from the 1930s to the 1970s. Arber-Cooke was a keen amateur antiquarian and author of two books on British archaeology.

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