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Bowl from a foundation deposit

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Red silt clay, roughly formed. From Deir-el-Bahari.

Provenance

From Thebes, Deir el-Bahari, temple of Hatshepsut. 1895: excavated by Edouard Naville for the Egypt Exploration Fund; 1895: given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Fund. (Accession Date: January 1, 1895)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

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

Object Place

Thebes, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 4 x 8 cm (1 9/16 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

95.1417

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Foundation deposits