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New Year's Vessel (Pilgrim Bottle)

A work made of faience.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of faience.

Date:

Late Period, Dynasty 26 (664–525 BCE)

Artist:

Egyptian

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Culture

Ancient Egyptian

Title

New Year's Vessel (Pilgrim Bottle)

Origin

Egypt

Date

664 BCE–525 BCE

Medium

Faience

Inscriptions

Legend on one edge reads: "May Ptah (give) a Happy New Year to its (the vase's) owner"; opposite edge makes same appeal to Re

Dimensions

12.7 × 12.7 × 8.9 cm (5 × 5 × 3 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Henry H. Getty, Charles L. Hutchinson, Robert H. Fleming, and Norman W. Harris

Reference Number

1894.495

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