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Bunch of grapes

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Bunch of grapes; deep blue glaze, for attachment to ceiling molding of room or canopy. Cut away in back so as to fit molding; pierced for attachment.

Provenance

From Egypt, Tell-el-Amarna, 1891-2, (Petrie).

Credit Line

Gift of University College, London

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten, 1352–1336 B.C.

Findspot

Tell-el-Amarna, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 5 x 3 x 2 cm (1 15/16 x 1 3/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

36.929

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Tile and inlays