Turtle as a Votive Mehen Game

Serpentinite | 4.8 x 5.9 x 2.1in | c. 3100-2649 B.C.

Unknown Artist

It has been suggested that the protrusion on some mehen> boards is a representation of a turtle’s head. This connection may be corroborated with this sculpture of a turtle with a series of concentric circles incised on its back, which has been interp...
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