New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten
Height x width: 5.5 x 1.5 cm (2 3/16 x 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Egyptian New Kingdom Gallery (Gallery 210)
This polychrome faience lotus bud was an architectural embellishment and may have been part of a larger artificial bouquet.
By 1988: Peter Lacovara, Brookline, Mass. (purchased from Astarte Gallery, London); 1988: given to the MFA by Peter Lacovara.
(Accession Date: June 15, 1988)
Gift of Peter Lacovara in memory of Dows Dunham