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ID number:  ECM 1581
Named collection:  The Eton Myers Collection
Title / Object name:  Faience Chalice
Object type:  Chalice
Culture:  Egyptian
Date made:  Possibly Third Intermediate Period
Collector:  Myers, William Joseph
Materials:  Faience
Provenance:  Unknown
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Blue faience chalice, delicate stemmed foot with frond decoration in relief, broad shallow bowl in the form of a white lotus, lobed, and with vertical incised decoration.

Bibliography:  Friedman, F.D. (ed.) 1998. Gifts of the Nile: Ancient Egyptian Faience. London and Providence (page 126, Entry No. 115).

Georganteli, E. and Bommas, M. (eds.) 2010. Sacred and Profane: Treasures of Ancient Egypt from the Myers Collection, Eton College and University of Birmingham. London. (Page 75, Entry No. 60).

Reeves, N. (ed.) 2008. Egyptian Art at Eton College and Durham University: Catalogue of a loan exhibition to Japan, 24 February-30 November 2008. With contributions from C. Barclay, T. Hardwick, S. Quirke, N. Reeves, J. Ruffle,
H. Schneider, and S. Spurr (Page 194, Entry No. 267).

Spurr, S., Reeves, N., and Quirke, S. 1999. Egyptian Art at Eton College: Selections from the Myers Museum. Windsor and New York. (Page 39, Entry No. 56).

Notes:  Friedman (1998: 126) suggests the chalice most likely dates to the 22nd Dynasty.

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Myers, William Joseph
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