Model of a volute shell

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–about 1640 B.C.


Dimensions

Overall: 3.5 x 5 cm (1 3/8 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

1978.543

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models

Blue-green faience model of a volute shell, with blue-black glaze on top and bottom.

Provenance

From Egypt. Gift of Mrs. Horace Mayer, December, 1978.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Horace L. Mayer