Footed libation cups

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26
664–525 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Abydos, Umm el-Gabb

Dimensions

Height x diameter (max): 6 x 7 cm (2 3/8 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

01.8517

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Two wheel-made cups with an incurved rim, rounded body and short, narrow stump base.

Provenance

From Umm el-Qab. 1901: excavated by W.F. Petrie for 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