Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 21
Object Place: Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahari, Said to be from royal cache
Height: 9.1 cm (3 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Bright blue faience with black details
Egyptian Funerary Arts Gallery (Mummies) (Gallery 109)
The obverse has two djed-pillars in the center, flanked by tyet-knots. The reverse depicts the deceased, kneeling before Anubis.
Said to have been discovered at Thebes, Deir el-Bahari, royal cache, in 1879. By 1909: Frederick George Hilton Price Collection, London; 1909: sold at Sotheby's, London (12-21 July 1911); by 1956: Nina H. Burnham collection, Bar Harbor, ME; 1956: given to the MFA by Nina H. Burnham.
(Accession Date: May 10, 1956)
Gift of Miss Nina H. Burnham