Grape cluster

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten
1352–1336 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Tell el-Amarna

Dimensions

Overall: 9.5 x 6 x 5 cm (3 3/4 x 2 3/8 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

39.733

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tile and inlays

Bunch of grapes, deep blue, shaped and pierced for suspension from cornice of light canopy or shrine; broken, incomplete.

Provenance

From Egypt, Tell el-Amarna. By 1939: Robert N. Gardiner collection; 1939: given to the MFA by the estate of Robert N. Gardiner.

Credit Line

Gift of the Estate of Robert N. Gardner