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Lotus goblet

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Alabaster cup in the form of a lotus flower. The petals are indicated by incised lines and very low relief. The sides are rather thick. The base ends in a short stem. The rim is plain and squared. It is complete and in excellent condition.

Provenance

Egypt. Provenance not known.

Credit Line

Gift of Theodore M. Davis

Egyptian, Early New Kingdom, 1550–1295 B.C.

Dimensions

Height: 15 cm (5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

05.86

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels