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Model cup or lotus flower

Cloth coated with plaster and painted with lotus pattern in red, blue and yellow.

Provenance

From El Bersha. 1915: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt; 1921: received by the MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, 2061–1926 B.C.

Findspot

Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

Accession Number

21.929

Medium or Technique

Cloth

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models