From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Malqata, Palace of Amenhotep III, House A, MMA excavations, 1910–11
pottery (red), white cream slip, paint
H. 31 cm (12 3/16 in)
Rogers Fund, 1911
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 120
This jar of blue-painted ware has been decorated with floral patterns that are common on this type of pottery (see 11.215.465, .468, .469). A small "ankh" hieroglyph has also been painted on the side shown here.
Museum excavations, 1910–11. Acquired by the Museum in the Division of Finds, 1911.