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Faience cylinder

Vestiges of very deep blue glaze. Inside uniform gray. one end intact, other broken. P Book P.5428 has "Disposed of Dec. 28, 1906". Found with faience objects given by the EEF: Eg.Inv.3577 to Eg.Inv.3595 and 02.770, 72.1418, and 88.1003, P.725 to P.824, P.4418 to P.8145.

Provenance

From Egypt, Tell Gemayemi. Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Fund.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian,

Findspot

Tell Gemayemi, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 4.3 x 4 x 1.8 cm (1 11/16 x 1 9/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.45925

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Function Unknown