Pottery Drinking Cup

Egyptian, Diospolis Parva (Hu), Egypt, Africa

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Dynasty 18 (1550-1295 BCE)

Nile silt, red slip, black painted rim

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

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Museum Purchase

39.64.6669

Geography/Culture

Africa, Northern Africa, Egypt

Period

2000-1000 BCE

Object Name

Vessel

Classification

Ancient Egypt

Africa

Not on view

Inscription

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.

Provenance

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

Old Number

Reading Museum # Y28

This record was created from historic documentation and may not have been reviewed by a curator; it may be inaccurate or incomplete.

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