Model basket

Foundation deposit, basketry

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 22.3.242



Dimensions Width 11.8cm, Height 4.5cm

Material(s) rush

Model of basket in shape of ellipse, made of rush, constracted in coiling technique with a passive bundle. Very good state of preservation. Length 19.0cm.

Katarzyna Kapiec


Excavated 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).