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Faience fragment

This is a piece of purple glazed faience in shape of a lotus with a flat back.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, debris between 7150 and 7151. 1926: 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,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Length: 1.3 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-960

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments