Object detail

Description
Egyptian, solid round, wooden ball, possibly of sycamore. Possibly a childs toy used for games. Undecorated.
Classification
CH classification ARCHAEOLOGY Egyptian
CH classification TOYS
Production place
Measurements
L31mm x W35mm x D35mm
Media/Materials description
Wood (possibly Sycamore)
Signature/Marks
E224
History and use
This ball of wood may have been an Ancient Egyptian's childs toy. Children played with items like rag dolls and wooden wheeled animals, and games using dice, and ball games. Balls were made from various things, such as fabric, palm leaves, leather, paper, faience and wood.
Registration number
E40071.1

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