Rush mat from foundation deposit of Hatshepsut

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Hatshepsut
1473–1458 B.C.


Object Place: Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahari, Temple of Hatshepsut

Dimensions

Height x width: 6 x 4.5 cm (2 3/8 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

95.1414

Medium or Technique

Reeds or rushes

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Of reeds; used to cover the deposits.

Provenance

Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Society at the temple of Hatshepsut, Deir el-Bahari; given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Society December 1895.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription