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Fragment of polychrome vessel

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18
1550–1295 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x width x thickness: 4.8 x 4.4 x 0.4 cm (1 7/8 x 1 3/4 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

1978.531

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Fragment from the shoulder of a polychrome glass vessel; blue base with festoons of white and yellow on the body and a rib of black and white around the shoulder.

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). Possibly among the glass fragments said to have been found by Faudree in May, 1945 at Medinet Gurob, Egypt (letter of July 6, 1959).

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Horace L. Mayer