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Fragment of New Year's flask

Fragment from shoulder of bottle with cut incised design. Green glaze. Drab paste. Unglazed inside. Debris south of Rm. R. Isis Temple.

Provenance

From Egypt. Giza; Debris South of Room R, Isis temple. 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, 760–332 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 4.5 x 5.5 cm (1 3/4 x 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-294

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels