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Blue lotus chalice

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Blue glaze decorated with lotus flowers, a short rather thick stem. Somewhat discolored but nearly perfect.

Provenance

From Abydos, tomb D 115. 1901: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt, received by the MFA through subscription to the Egypt Exploration Fund, 16th Donation. (Accession Date: October 1, 1901)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Thutmose III t, 1479–1353 B.C.

Object Place for Label

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Abydos, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 14 x 11 cm (5 1/2 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7396

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels