Lotiform Cup

New Kingdom, Ramesside

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 124

The symbolism of this lotus-shaped chalice may reflect either an association with the water lily's analgesic properties, or with the plant's aquatic habitat.

Lotiform Cup, Faience

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