Basketwork pot stand from foundation deposit of Hatshepsut

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


Object Place: Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahari, Temple of Hatshepsut

Dimensions

height x width x diameter: 4 x 19 x 2.5 cm (1 9/16 x 7 1/2 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

95.1420

Medium or Technique

Straw, rushes

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Straw wound with reeds and then coiled in a basket shape.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription