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Fragments of a Faience Chalice

Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 19–20
Reign:
reign of Ramesses II
Date:
ca. 1295–1070 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes
Medium:
Faience
Credit Line:
Purchase, Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1926 (26.7.975a, b) Purchase, Lila Acheson Wallace Gift, 1985 (1985.163.1)
Accession Number:
26.7.975a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 406
26.7.975a, b: acquired by Lord Carnarvon for his collection before 1923. Carnarvon Collection purchased by the Museum from Lady Carnarvon, 1926. 1985.163.1: possibly among chalice fragments sold at Sotheby's, London [Macgregor sale 1922, lot 293]. Purchased at auction by the Museum, Sotheby's London [July 16, 1985, lot 159].

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