Oval basket and lid

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18
1550–1295 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x width: 15 x 13 cm (5 7/8 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

91.141a-b

Medium or Technique

Palm fiber

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

Palm leaf (?) fiber wound with split leaf, coiled, forming an elliptical basket with pointed cover; ornaments in brown and remains of a fine line cord fringe.

Provenance

From Ihnasya el-Medina (Herakleoplis Magna), necropolis. 1890-1891: excavated by Edouard Naville for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; October 1891, presented to the MFA by the EEF.
(Accession date: January 1, 1891)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription