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Fragment of New Year's flask

Fragment has design of garland collar design near top of vessel.

Provenance

From Egypt. Giza; Debris dump VII, south of G 7146. 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: 5 x 5.2 x 0.3 cm (1 15/16 x 2 1/16 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

27.1598

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels