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Tablet from a foundation deposit

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Dark, veined green glass.

Provenance

Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund at the temple at Gumaiyima; given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Fund June 24, 1887.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Late Period, Dynasty 26, 664–525 B.C.

Object Place

Gumaiyima, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 1.6 x 0.9cm (5/8 x 3/8in.)

Accession Number

87.776

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Foundation deposits