Model basketry tray from foundation deposit of Hatshepsut

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Hatshepsut
1473–1458 B.C.


Object Place: Egypt, Thebes, Valley of the Kings, Tomb of Hatshepsut

Dimensions

36 x 22.5 cm (14 3/16 x 8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

05.83

Medium or Technique

Rush

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Rush-work, oval mat; found with fragments of bread-offering on it.

Provenance

From Thebes, Valley of the Kings, tomb of Queen Hatshepsut. 1904: Excavated by Theodore M. Davis. March 1904; awarded to Theodore M. Davis by the Egyptian government; given to the MFA by Theodore M. Davis, July 6, 1905.
(Accession Date: July 6, 1905)

Credit Line

Gift of Theodore M. Davis