Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Inscribed Saucer from a Foundation Deposit

Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Reign:
Joint reign of Hatshepsut and Thutmose III
Date:
ca. 1479–1458 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Tomb of Senenmut (TT 353), Foundation deposit 4, MMA excavations, 1926–27
Medium:
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Dimensions:
h. 2 cm ( 13/16 in.); diam. 6.5 cm (2 9/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1927
Accession Number:
27.3.488
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 116
Excavated by the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1926–1927. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1927.

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