Crucible

Foundation deposit, crucible

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 25.3.95a

Provenance

Description

Material(s) clay

Crucible, conical in shape, modelled in hand, never baked. There are no traces of usage. Sides are ca. 1cm thick. Length 19.0cm.

Katarzyna Kapiec

History

Excavated by the H.E. Winlock (Metropolitan Museum of Art) in the temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el-Bahari in 1923-1924. Gained by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in 1925 in the division of finds (Rogers Fund).

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