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Fragment of a New Year's flask

Egyptian
Third Intermediate Period
1075–656 B.C.


Dimensions

Overall: 3.2 x 2.7 x 0.6cm (1 1/4 x 1 1/16 x 1/4in.)

Accession Number

1978.550

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Fragment of a green faience New Year’s flask with small portion of a vertical inscription: wp nfr n nb.

Provenance

By 1966, sold by Robert Gordon Faudree to Horace L. Mayer (b. 1899 - d. 1968), Williamstown, MA [see note 1]; to his widow, Florence Ellen Mayer, Williamstown; 1978, gift of Mrs. Mayer to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 1, 1978)

NOTES:
[1] First lent by Horace L. Mayer to the MFA on June 29, 1966 (loan no. T-L 13,209).

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Horace L. Mayer