<em>Set of Gaming Pieces</em>, ca. 1539-1295 B.C.E. Faience, Greatest height: 1 in. (2.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.94E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.37.93E_37.94E_mummychamber.jpg)

Set of Gaming Pieces

Medium: Faience

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1539-1295 B.C.E.

Dimensions: Greatest height: 1 in. (2.5 cm)


Museum Location: Funerary Gallery 2, Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Gallery, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 37.94E

Image: CUR.37.93E_37.94E_mummychamber.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Twenty-three blue-glazed faience gaming pieces associated with a wooden game board (37.93E). Eleven of the pieces have more or less a square shape (.1-.2, .7, .12-.13, .16, .19-.23). The other pieces (.3-.6, .8-.11, .14-.15, .17-.18) have more or less a triangular shape. Condition: Some firing flaws; otherwise good.

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