5 bundles of grass matting, coarse reed lid, amulet
Foundation deposit, basketry
Dimensions Width 22.0cm, Height 39.0cm
Material(s) faience, reed
Group of objects: 5 bundles of grass matting, coarse reed lid and a faience amulet in shape of scorpion. Bundles of grass matting and reed lid are made in the twining technique.
HistoryExcavated by E. Naville (Egypt Exploration Fund) in the temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el-Bahari in 1894-1895.
- Weinstein James Morris, Foundation Deposits in Ancient Egypt, unpublished PhD thesis, University of Pennsylvania 1973, 157$
- Naville Edouard, The Temple of Deir el-Bahari. Part VI. The Lower Terrace, Additions and Plans, Memoir of the Egypt Exploration Fund 29, London 1908, 9
- Porter Bertha, Moss Rosalind L.B., Topographical Bibliography of Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphic Texts, Reliefs, and Paintings II. Theban Temples, 2nd ed., Oxford 1972, 368