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Model of a volute shell

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Blue-green faience model of a volute shell, with blue-black glaze on top and bottom.

Provenance

From Egypt. Gift of Mrs. Horace Mayer, December, 1978.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Horace L. Mayer

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, 2040–about 1640 B.C.

Dimensions

Overall: 3.5 x 5 cm (1 3/8 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

1978.543

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models