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Body fragment of a dish

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Faience body fragment of a dish. It has a dark blue glaze. It is decorated with lines in black. There is decoration on both sides.

Provenance

From Temple of Mentuhotep, Deir El-Bahari. Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Fund.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, 1550–1070 B.C.

Findspot

Deir El-Bahari, Egypt

Dimensions

Width x length x thickness: 4.5 x 7.5 x 0.9 cm (1 3/4 x 2 15/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

05.244

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels