Bronze lid

Egyptian
600–500 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Tell Dafana

Dimensions

Overall: 7.4 cm (2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

87.501

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Bronze disc; narrow rim at right angles; knob in center, somewhat depressed; rim badly broken; incrusted.

Provenance

From the camp of Carian mercenaries, Tell Dafana (Daphnae). 1886: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; presented to the MFA at EEF fifth annual general meeting; sent over June 1, 1887.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription