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Cup

A vessel with discolored blue-green glaze partly scaled off on base. Traces dried contents.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 7652 A, Room IV. April 1929: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Late Period, Dynasty 26, reign of Amasis, 570–526 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

31.806

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels