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Mold for glass

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Pottery mold for casting glass. It is reservoir shaped to form the alphabetic hieroglyphic sign of a tethering rope.

Provenance

From Qantarah. Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Fund.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian,

Findspot

Qantarah, Egypt

Dimensions

Width x length: 2.8 x 4.4 cm (1 1/8 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

87.600

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Molds