Egypt Picture - Disc from the Tomb of Hemaka

Disc from the Tomb of Hemaka

JE 70164 Cairo Antiquities Museum

Material: Black Steatite
Size: Diameter 8.7 CM; Thickness 0.7 CM
Location: Saqqara, Tomb of Hemaka
Excavation: W. B. Emery's Excavations of 1936
Period: 1st Dynasty (2920-2770 BC) Reign of Den

Disc from the tomb of Hemaka

Photographer: Unknown

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