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Tethering Stone

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Limestone
  • Place Excavated: Tell el Amarna
  • DATES ca. 1352-1336 B.C.E.
    DYNASTY late XVIII Dynasty
    PERIOD New Kingdom, Amarna Period
    DIMENSIONS 7 5/8 x 5 5/16 x 19 7/8 in. (19.3 x 13.5 x 50.5 cm)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 25.886.18
    CREDIT LINE Gift of the Egypt Exploration Society
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Limestone tethering stone, roughly dressed. Oblong shape with rough end for insertion in ground. Wide boring for insertion of rope. Condition: Intact. Surface slightly battered.
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