Reed mat

Foundation deposit, basketry

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 25.3.90

Provenance

Description

Material(s) reed

Coiled reed mat, constructed in twining technique. Length 61.0cm, diameter 5.0cm.

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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