Fragment of ovoid flask
- Third Intermediate Period or later
- Dynasty 21–25
- ca. 1070–664 B.C.
- Said to be from Upper Egypt; Thebes, and other places; From Egypt
- fragment 26.7.978: h. 6.5 cm (2 9/16 in); w. 5 cm (1 15/16 in)
- Credit Line:
- Purchase, Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1926
- Accession Number:
This fragment comes from an ovoid flask with a narrow neck. The main image, executed in low relief, depicts a man using a pole to propel a skiff against a background of papyrus plants. Above this are three bands of floral imagery: rosettes, leaves, and Caerulea (waterlily/blue lotus) flowers.