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Rhyton with running spiral decoration

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Blue glaze; bands and scrolls in black. Painted with hole in bottom; one handle missing. Restored in plaster.

Provenance

From Abydos, tomb D 11. 1900: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie and Arthur Cruttenden Mace for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt, received by the MFA through subscription to the Egypt Exploration Fund. (Accession Date: November 1, 1900)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Thutmose III, 1479–1425 B.C.

Object Place for Label

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Abydos, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 17.5 x 7.5 cm (6 7/8 x 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.702a-d

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels