Description Lotus chalices such as this one were probably used in both rituals and daily life. The vessel's shape imitates the blue lotus flower, which was a type of water lily.
Provenance Dikran Kelekian, Paris and New York, [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [said to be from Luxor]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1914, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1914
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