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Model cup

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11 or early Dynasty
2040–1783 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, pit B

Dimensions

Height x max. diam: 1.5 x 2.5 cm (9/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

21.387g

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Blue faience model cup with hole for peg through center of bottom. Possibly part of a model vessel?

Provenance

From Bersha tomb 10, pit B. 1915: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, May 20, 1915; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt; 1921: received by MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition