Rush jar stand

Foundation deposit, basketry

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 95.1413

Provenance

Description

Material(s) reeds

Ring-shaped rush jar stand made of reeds constructed with a use of a two-system coiling technique with a passive bundle[1], diameter 11cm.

Footnotes

  1. ^ 1039: The World According to Basketry. An Etno-archaeological Interpretation of Basketry Production in Egypt. - - 2012 - Wendrich, Willeke.

Katarzyna Kapiec

History

Excavated by E. Naville (Egypt Exploration Fund) in the temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el-Bahari in 1894-1895. Donated to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston by the Egypt Exploration Fund in December 1895.

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