SPECIAL ADVISORY: For the health and safety of our visitors and staff, the Yale University Art Gallery is closed to the public, including all Yale ID holders, until further notice. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Ancient Art

Faience drinking cup

1303–1085 B.C.

Blue glazed faience

10.2 cm (4 in.)
5.5 × 7.5 cm (2 3/16 × 2 15/16 in.)
Purchased by Irving S. Olds for the Yale Art Gallery March 6, 1936
1936.49
Culture: 
Egyptian
Period: 
Dynasties 19–20
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Both examples appear in American Art Association (1936), no. 118, p. 27; chalice ill. p. 17. G. Scott (1983), nos. 171-172, p. 18.

Bibliography: 

Gerry D. Scott, III, Ancient Egyptian Art at Yale, 1st (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1986), 106–107, no. 58B, ill.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.