Vase

Foundation deposit, stone vessel

The Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, London UC 15862

Provenance

Description

Dimensions Height 7.8cm

Material(s) calcite

Small calcite vase with conical body and flat base. There is an inscription in incised hierglyphs, painted black/blue, on the body, arranged in two columns:

1. Good God, Maat-ka-Ra, may she live (nṯr nfr Mȝʿ.t-kȝ-Rʿʿnḫ.tj)

2. Beloved of Amun-Ra, Foremost of Djeser-Djeseru (mrjj.t Jmn-Rʿ ḫntj Ḏ​sr-ḏsrw)

Katarzyna Kapiec

History

Excavated by E. Naville (Egypt Exploration Fund) in the temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el-Bahari in 1894-1895.

Notes

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M. Serpico states that this vase can come from purchase and the provenance from Deir el-Bahari Temple is not certain (Serpico 2011: 847).

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