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Cup from a foundation deposit

Small cup of coarse, yellow clay, with narrow base.

Provenance

Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund in the temple of Wadjet, Tell Nabasha; given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration fund June 24, 1887.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

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

Object Place

Tell Nabasha, Egypt

Accession Number

87.534

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Foundation deposits