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Dish

Object Number:E9260
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Egypt
Abydos
Locus: E 155
Period: New Kingdom
Eighteenth Dynasty
Date Made: 1538-1292 BCE
Early Date: -1538
Late Date: -1292
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Limestone
Technique:Incised
Iconography:Fish
Height: 2 cm
Length: 15.5 cm
Width: 9 cm
Credit Line:Distribution from the Egyptian Research Account, 1900
Other Number:AES 1949 - Other Number

Description

Shallow cosmetic dish in the shape of a bolti fish. The exterior is roughly finished and has incised details depicting eyes, fins, gills, and scales.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Searching for Ancient Egypt: (1997 - 1997) View Objects in Exhibition
Five Thousand Years of Vanity (06 Jan 1944 - 28 Feb 1944) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Silverman, David P. 1997. Searching for Ancient Egypt: Art, Architecture and Artifacts from the University of Pennsylvania Museum.. Cornell University Press. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 230-31View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] 1985. The Artifacts of Ancient Egypt.. National Museum of History, Republic of China. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 121View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Exhibition] Freed, Rita E. 1982. Egypt's Golden Age: The Art of Living in the New Kingdom, 1558-1085 BC.. Boston. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 259View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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