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Bunch of grapes

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Bunch of grapes, blue glaze, much worn, for suspension from ceiling molding of room or pavilion. Partly pierced for suspension.

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.

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Tell-el-Amarna, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 2.4 x 1.5 x 1.2 cm (15/16 x 9/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

36.930

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Tile and inlays