Rectangular fragment

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18
1550–1070 B.C.


Findspot: Deir El-Bahari, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 2.7 x 5.2 x 0.5 cm (1 1/16 x 2 1/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.2469

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects

Glazed on all surfaces; flat on both top and bottom. The shape is rectangular, flaring at one end like the bottom of an Ankh sign. The object is broken at the smaller end; pierced both sides at wider end.

Provenance

From Dier-el-Bahari, Temple of Mentuhetep. 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