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Amphora with Cover


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Description A rare and fine example of so-called "Egyptian blue" ceramic ware, this lovely vase has a form similar to contemporary vessels of alabaster.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
10/20/1998Examinationsurvey
Exhibitions
  • Egypt's Golden Age: The Art of Living in the New Kingdom (1558-1085 B.C.). Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston; Houston Museum of Natural Science, Houston; The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1982-1983.
Provenance Dikran Kelekian, Paris and New York; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1914, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1914

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Period
1380-1300 BC (New Kingdom)
Medium
Egyptian blue
(Glasswares)
Accession Number
47.1
Measurements
4 15/16 x 4 in. (12.6 x 10.2 cm) (h. x diam.); top of vase: 3 11/16 in. (9.4 cm) (diam.); lid: 5/16 x 3 3/4 in. (0.8 x 9.5 cm) (h. x diam.)
Geography
  • Egypt, Luxor (Place of Discovery)

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