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Tablet of Pi-sib-Khann

Pale blue-green glaze with the incription painted in brown, translated as follows: - Beloved of Amen, the effulgent star of Thebes.

Provenance

From Tanis (San el-Hagar), sanctuary of the temple. 1884: excavated by William Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; October 28, 1885: presented to the MFA at EEF general meeting. (Accession Date: March 1, 1885)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 21, 1070–945 B.C.

Accession Number

85.571a

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels