Inscribed cylinder

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Haremhab
1323–1295 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Debris on top of G 7340.

Dimensions

Overall: 4.5 x 2 cm (1 3/4 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.1617

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Appears to be a lower part of a cylinder (handle of mirror ) with blue blue glaze and black hieroglyphs, with two cartouches of Horemheb.

Provenance

From Giza debris on top of G 7340. Feb. 1927: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt; 1929: accessioned by the MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition