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Fragment of a vessel from a foundation deposit

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


Object Place: Gemayemi, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width: 3.1 x 6.5 cm (1 1/4 x 2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

87.679

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Foundation deposits

Roughly rectangular curved sherd of light-colored limestone; inside smooth; outside has rough finish.

Provenance

From Gemayemi, temple foundation deposit. Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund at the temple at Gemayemi; given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Fund June 24, 1887.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription