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Rush mat from foundation deposit of Hatshepsut

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Of reeds; used to cover the deposits.

Provenance

Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Society at the temple of Hatshepsut, Deir el-Bahari; given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Society December 1895.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Hatshepsut, 1473–1458 B.C.

Object Place

Thebes, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width: 6 x 4.5 cm (2 3/8 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

95.1414

Medium or Technique

Reeds or rushes

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Foundation deposits