Pottery Drinking Cup

Unidentified Ancient Egyptian maker


Dynasty 18 (1550-1295 BCE)

Nile silt, red slip, black painted rim

Overall: 6 1/8 × 2 3/4 in. (15.5 × 7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Museum Purchase



Place Made: Diospolis Parva (Hu) Y28, Egypt, Northern Africa, Africa


2000-1000 BCE

Object Name


Research Area

Ancient Egypt


Not on view


Archaeologist’s marks: “Y 28” in pencil and “XVIII” in black ink. Also, perhaps “1/…” in pencil.

Exhibition History

Egyptian Antiquities at Dartmouth, Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Alvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 12, 2011-August 13, 2012.


British School of Archaeology in Egypt (Univeristy College, London); Museum and Art Gallery Reading, England; sold to present collection, 1939.

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