Foundation deposit, crucible
Material(s) clay, papyrus, baked mud
Crucible, conical in shape, modelled in hand, never baked. No traces of usage. Length 21.5cm.
HistoryExcavated by the H.E. Winlock (Metropolitan Museum of Art) in the temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el-Bahari ( deposit B, group B) in 1920-1922. Gained by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in 1922 in the division of finds (Rogers Fund and Edward S. Harkness gift).
- Weinstein James Morris, Foundation Deposits in Ancient Egypt, unpublished PhD thesis, University of Pennsylvania 1973, 158$
- Winlock Herbert Eustis, Excavations at Deir el-Bahri 1911-1931, New York 1942, pl. 42