Ivory Lid

Small ivory disc, probably used as a lid. The decoration is simple but neat. This item illustrates that at least some of the tel occupants were interested in purchasing not only what they needed, but also luxury goods.

Provenience: LTE House I,5

Date: 350-700 C.E.

Object Number: 29-105-176

Museum Record

Further Reading:

Cutler, A. The Craft of Ivory: Sources, Techniques, and Uses in the Mediterranean World, A.D. 200–1400. Washington, 1985.