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Model cup

Straight sided beaker with blue glaze. It sits in a hole carved out on a model table. [The table originally accessioned with 4 of the vases (21.388e) is not in the photograph]

Provenance

From Deir el-Bersha, tomb 10, shaft A (tomb of Djehutynakht). May 1915: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. (Accession Date: March 1, 1921)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11 – early Dynasty, 2010–1961 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Findspot

Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

Accession Number

21.390

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels