Tray

Foundation deposit, basketry

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 22.3.243

Provenance

Description

Dimensions Width 9.8cm

Material(s) rush

Round tray made of rush, constructed in coiling technique with a passvie bundle. Very good state of preservation. Length 10.5cm.

Katarzyna Kapiec

History

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).

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