Faience fragment

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Avenue 3, black debris

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 1.2 x 1.1 cm (1/2 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.2989

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

One faience fragment, perhaps from the legs of a shawabty. Made of a very soft speckled drab paste with blue glaze.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Avenue G 3, black debris. 1925: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition