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Chalice rim fragment with floral chain and scene of man in papyrus

Period:
Third Intermediate Period or later
Dynasty:
Dynasty 21–25
Date:
ca. 1070–664 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt
Medium:
Faience
Dimensions:
3 cm (1 3/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Nathaniel Spear, Jr. Gift, 1986
Accession Number:
1986.18.5
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 130
Sold with the Macgregor collection, Sotheby's, London 1922. Acquired at that sale by the dealer Birtles, who sold it with a few others to de Pass, a resident of Cornwall, England. Donated by de Pass to the Cornwall Museum, Truro, England. Sold by the latter to the Museum, 1986.

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