Hemispherical Drinking Cup
Unidentified Ancient Egyptian maker
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12 (1991-332 BCE)
Nile silt pottery, medium fired with scraped base; possibly some red wash on part
Overall: 3 1/4 × 4 13/16 in. (8.3 × 12.2 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Museum Purchase
Place Made: Beni Hasan 63, Egypt, Northern Africa, Africa
Not on view
Archaeologist’s ink label on the pot: “63” and “XI/BH"
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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