Fragments of marbleized vessels

Egyptian
New Kingdom, late Dynasty 18
1479–1295 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Thebes, Tomb of Amenhotep II

Dimensions

Length (range): 2 - 5 cm (13/16 - 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.1783

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Eleven fragments of opaque colored glass (light and dark blue, yellow, red, and white). A and B from dish found in tomb of Amenhotep II of Thebes. Other fragments (c-k) from in Cairo and other collections.

Provenance

From Thebes, Tomb of Amenhotep II. Source unknown. 1965: accessioned by the MFA.
(Accession Date: December 31, 1965)

Credit Line

Source unidentified