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Model cup or lotus flower

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2061–1926 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha

Dimensions

Height: 10.0 cm (3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.929

Medium or Technique

Cloth

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models

Cloth coated with plaster and painted with lotus pattern in red, blue and yellow.

Provenance

From El Bersha. 1915: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt; 1921: received by the MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition