Basket



Accession Number
EA6326
Current Location
House of Death (ground floor), Offerings case
Object Type
Furniture, Basket
Period
New Kingdom
Material
Plant products (Palm leaf)
Provenance
Egypt
Measurements
Diameter: 145mm | Height: 45mm
Number of Elements
1

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Description

A basket made of woven palm leaves, with a conical lid with painted decoration. It is New Kingdom in date, and it is on long-loan from the British Museum who acquired it in 1834 from the collection of Joseph Sams.

Bibliography

Goodridge, Wendy R. & Stuart J. Williams 2005. Offerings from The British Museum. Swansea: The Egypt Centre. [p. 18] Wendrich, Willemina Z. 2000. Basketry. In Nicholson, Paul T. and Ian Shaw (eds), Ancient Egyptian materials and technology, 254–267. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Last modified: 18 Nov 2022

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