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Lotus capital

Originally blue glaze; discolored reddish purple.

Provenance

Said to be from Karnak. 1903: purchased for the MFA from Mohamed Mohassib, Luxor, Egypt by Albert M. Lythgoe for 10 shillings. Acquired with funds from the Emily Esther Sears Fund. (Accession date: January 1, 1903)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

Egyptian, Late Period, Dynasty 30, 380–332 B.C.

Accession Number

03.1612

Medium or Technique

Faience

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The Ancient World

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