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Beaker inscribed for Nesykhonsu, wife of Pinudjem II

Egyptian
Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 21, reign of Pinudjem II
990–969 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Thebes, Deir el Bahari, Cachette

Dimensions

Height: 5.6 cm (2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

1972.1080

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Cup. Blue glazed. Inscription in black. Nesikhonsu, wide of Pinudjem II. Perfect. Brilliant colors.

Provenance

Thebes, Deir el-Bahri cache, DB 320 (cleared 1881); Luigi Vassalli Collection (d. 1887); by 1930: Horace L. Mayer collection; May 7, 1930, lent to the MFA by Horace L. Mayer November 29, 1930; December 20, 1972: given to the MFA by Mrs. Horace L. Mayer.
(Accession Date: January 10, 1972)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Horace L. Mayer