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Faience cylinder

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Tell Gemayemi

Dimensions

Overall: 4.3 x 4 x 1.8 cm (1 11/16 x 1 9/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.45925

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Function unknown

Vestiges of very deep blue glaze. Inside uniform gray. one end intact, other broken. P Book P.5428 has “Disposed of Dec. 28, 1906”. Found with faience objects given by the EEF: Eg.Inv.3577 to Eg.Inv.3595 and 02.770, 72.1418, and 88.1003, P.725 to P.824, P.4418 to P.8145.

Provenance

From Egypt, Tell Gemayemi. Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Fund.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription