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Faience; light green with design of lotus buds around a rectangular pool in black. Complete, restored from three pieces, restoration now coming apart.

Provenance

From Zawiyet el-Aryan, Z 94 X. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, New Kingdom, 1550–1070 B.C.

Findspot

Zawiet el Aryan, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 5 x 17 cm (1 15/16 x 6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.2990

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels