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Beaker and lid from a foundation deposit

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Alabaster much discolored (by oil). Inscribed.


Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund at the Temple of Hatshepsut, Deir el-Bahari; 1895: given to the MFA by the Egypt EXploration Fund.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

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

Object Place

Thebes, Egypt


Height: 11 cm (4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)


The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Foundation deposits