Cup and cover

Egyptian


Object Place: Cypriote

Dimensions

Overall (A): 9 x 7 cm (3 9/16 x 2 3/4 in.) Overall (B): 6 x 8 cm (2 3/8 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

87.652a-b

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Fine red clay; bottom slightly pointed; cover has straight sides and high knob; cup broken, and cover nicked. “S2W” scratched on lid.

Provenance

From pharoah's house at Tell Dafana (Daphnae). 1886: Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund by the government of Egypt; 1887: given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Fund.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription