Fragment of a vessel with relief decoration

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Place of Origin: Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 5.2 x 3.9 x 0.3 cm (2 1/16 x 1 9/16 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.1525

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Fragment of a vessel with a blue-green glaze and with relief decoration of water birds standing in papyrus swamp. Irregular broken edges.

Provenance

By 1909: purchased in Egypt by Joseph Lindon Smith; 1909: on loan to the MFA; 1911: purchased by the MFA through funds provided by Mary S. Ames.
(Accession date: August 3, 1911.)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary S. Ames