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Body fragment of dish

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It has a deep blue glaze. Part of a lotus-design painted in black remains. The surface is worn. It has irregular edges.

Provenance

From Thebes, Deir el-Bahari, Temple of Mentuhotep. 1907: Excavated by Edouard Naville for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Fund. (Accession Date: October 10, 1907)

Credit Line

Egyptian Research Account by subscription

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, 1550–1295 B.C.

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Egypt

Dimensions

Width x length x thickness: 5.6 x 7 x 2 cm (2 3/16 x 2 3/4 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

07.1012

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels