Beaker and lid from a foundation deposit

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


Object Place: Egypt, Abydos

Dimensions

Height: 9.5 cm (3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

03.1817a-b

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Alabaster; heavy, slightly hollowed inside. Inscription colored blue.

Provenance

From Abydos, temple M 90. 1903: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie 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: January 1, 1903)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription