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Basketwork pot stand from foundation deposit of Hatshepsut

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Straw wound with reeds and then coiled in a basket shape. From Deir-el-Bahari.

Provenance

Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Society at the temple of Hatshepsut, foundation deposit, Deir el-Bahari; 1895: given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Society.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Hatshepsut, 1473–1458 B.C.

Object Place

Thebes, Egypt

Dimensions

height x width x diameter: 4 x 19 x 2.5 cm (1 9/16 x 7 1/2 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

95.1420

Medium or Technique

Straw, rushes

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Foundation deposits