Model fruit

Egyptian
Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 1
2960–2770 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Abydos, Temple, room M69

Dimensions

Height x depth: 13.5 x 7.5 cm (5 5/16 x 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

03.1731

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models

Faience model fruit. It is egg shaped. There are remnants of a green glaze. The model is cracked and chipped. The surface is rough and worn.

Provenance

From Abydos, temple M 69. 1903: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt, received by the MFA through subscription to the Egypt Exploration Fund.
(Accession Date: January 1, 1903)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription