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Lotus Chalice
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Lotus Chalice


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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.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
8/24/1998Examinationsurvey
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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Period
13th-11th century BCE (New Kingdom-Third Intermediate Period)
Medium
molded Egyptian faience with light blue glaze
(Ceramics)
Accession Number
48.414
Measurements
at bottom: 5 1/2 x 1 13/16 in. (14 x 4.6 cm) (h. x diam.); top: 3 7/16 in. (8.8 cm) (diam.)
Geography
  • Egypt (Place of Discovery)

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