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Eleven fragments of opaque colored glass (light and dark blue, yellow, red, and white). A and B from dish found in tomb of Amenhotep II of Thebes. Other fragments (c-k) from in Cairo and other collections.

Provenance

From Thebes, Tomb of Amenhotep II. Source unknown. 1965: accessioned by the MFA. (Accession Date: December 31, 1965)

Credit Line

Source unidentified

Egyptian, New Kingdom, late Dynasty 18, 1479–1295 B.C.

Findspot

Thebes, Egypt

Dimensions

Length (range): 2 - 5 cm (13/16 - 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.1783

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels