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Bowl from a foundation deposit

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Tall, heavy bowl in yellow-brown clay with tall, narrow base.

Provenance

Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund in the temple of Wadjet, Tell Nabasha; given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration fund June 24, 1887.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Late Period, Dynasty 26, reign of Amasis, 570–526 B.C.

Object Place

Tell Nabasha, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 6 x 5.5 cm (2 3/8 x 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

87.541

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Foundation deposits