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Fragment of a beaker

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Faded blue-green faience beaker fragment. The shape is uneven. One side is more straight, while the other side is cylindrical. It is decorated with painted cartouches and inscriptions. The base is flat, and the rim is plain. The surface is worn.

Provenance

From Sinai, the Temple of Sarabit el-Khadim. 1905: Egypt Exploration Fund Collection; 1905: Given by the Egypt Exploration Fund to the MFA.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, New Kingdom, 1550–1070 B.C.

Findspot

Sinai, Egypt

Dimensions

Width x Depth x thickness: 6 x 5.5 x 1 cm (2 3/8 x 2 3/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

05.145

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels