Requires Photography

Cup from a foundation deposit

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26, reign of Amasis
570–526 B.C.


Object Place: Egypt, Tell Nabasha, Temple of Wadjet

Dimensions

Overall: 6.5 x 7 cm (2 9/16 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

87.534

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Small cup of coarse, yellow clay, with narrow base.

Provenance

Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund in the temple of Wadjet, Tell Nabasha; given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration fund June 24, 1887.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription