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Embalming cup

Egyptian
Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 21
1070–945 B.C.


Findspot: Thebes, Egypt, Deir el Bahari, TG 919

Dimensions

Height: 6.2 cm (2 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

56.313

Medium or Technique

Faience

On View

Egyptian Funerary Arts Gallery (Mummies) (Gallery 109)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Blue glazed cup, inscribed for Nesikhonsu, wife of the High Priest Paynozem II.

Provenance

From Thebes, Deir el-Bahari, royal cache. By 1887: Luigi Vassalli Collection (1812-1887); by 1956: Horace L. Mayer (d. 1968) collection; 1956: given to the MFA by Horace L. Mayer.
(Accession Date: May 10, 1956)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Nina H. Burnham