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Faience workshop refuse

Period:
Late Middle Kingdom–Early New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 13–18, early
Date:
ca. 1802–1450 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht North, Cemetery south of pyramid, House A1, so-called "faience factory", MMA excavations, 1920–22
Medium:
Low-fired whitish clay
Dimensions:
h. 4.5 cm (1 3/4 in); diam. 5.1 cm (2 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund and Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1922
Accession Number:
22.1.1231
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 113
Excavated by the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds.

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