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Rim fragment of dish

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Faience rim fragment of a dish. It is blue glazed. There is a papyrus design painted in black.

Provenance

From Thebes, Deir el-Bahari, the Temple of Mentuhotep. 1905: Excavated by Edouard Naville for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Fund. (Accession Date: January 1, 1905)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, 1550–1295 B.C.

Findspot

Thebes, Egypt

Dimensions

Width x thickness x Length: 4.5 x 0.6 x 7 cm (1 3/4 x 1/4 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

05.250

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels