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Fragment of a New Year's flask

Fragment of a green faience New Year's flask with small portion of a vertical inscription: wp nfr n nb.


By 1966, sold by Robert Gordon Faudree to Horace L. Mayer (b. 1899 - d. 1968), Williamstown, MA [see note 1]; to his widow, Florence Ellen Mayer, Williamstown; 1978, gift of Mrs. Mayer to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 1, 1978) NOTES: [1] First lent by Horace L. Mayer to the MFA on June 29, 1966 (loan no. T-L 13,209).

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Gift of Mrs. Horace L. Mayer

Egyptian, Third Intermediate Period, 1075–656 B.C.

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The Ancient World