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Fragment of a vessel with relief decoration

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Fragment of a vessel with a blue-green glaze and with relief decoration of water birds standing in papyrus swamp. Irregular broken edges.

Provenance

By 1909: purchased in Egypt by Joseph Lindon Smith; 1909: on loan to the MFA; 1911: purchased by the MFA through funds provided by Mary S. Ames. (Accession date: August 3, 1911.)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary S. Ames

Egyptian, Late Period, 760–332 B.C.

Findspot

Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 5.2 x 3.9 x 0.3 cm (2 1/16 x 1 9/16 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.1525

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels