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Footed libation cups

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Two wheel-made cups with an incurved rim, rounded body and short, narrow stump base.

Provenance

From Umm el-Qab. 1901: excavated by W.F. Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Fund.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Late Period, Dynasty 26, 664–525 B.C.

Findspot

Abydos, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter (max): 6 x 7 cm (2 3/8 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

01.8517

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels