Mold for glass

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Qantarah

Dimensions

Width x length: 2.8 x 4.4 cm (1 1/8 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

87.600

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Molds

Pottery mold for casting glass. It is reservoir shaped to form the alphabetic hieroglyphic sign of a tethering rope.

Provenance

From Qantarah. Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Fund.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription