Dish

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18
1570–1293 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x diameter: 3.7 x 10.5 cm (1 7/16 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

04.1881

Medium or Technique

Serpentinite

Out on Loan

On display at Houston Museum of Natural Science, TX, May 17, 2013 – June 30, 2018

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Yellow and black motiled stone.

Provenance

Said to be from Sheikh Ali (Abadiya). 1904: purchased for the MFA in Qena, Egypt from Ghirgas by Albert M. Lythgoe as part of a group (04.1868-04.1873, 04.1875-04.1887) for £10. Acquired with funds from the Emily Esther Sears Fund. (Accession Date: January 1, 1904)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund