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Beaker inscribed for Nesykhonsu, wife of Pinudjem II

Cup. Blue glazed. Inscription in black. Nesikhonsu, wide of Paynedjem II. Perfect. Brilliant colors.

Provenance

Thebes, Deir el-Bahri cache, DB 320 (cleared 1881); Luigi Vassalli Collection (d. 1887); by 1930: Horace L. Mayer collection; May 7, 1930, lent to the MFA by Horace L. Mayer November 29, 1930; December 20, 1972: given to the MFA by Mrs. Horace L. Mayer. (Accession Date: January 10, 1972)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Horace L. Mayer

Egyptian, Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 21, reign of Painedjem II, 990–969 B.C.

Findspot

Deir el Bahari, Thebes, Egypt

Accession Number

1972.1080

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels