Medium: Faience, glazed
Dates:ca. 985-974 B.C.E.
Dimensions: 2 5/16 x Diam. 2 11/16 in. (5.9 x 6.9 cm)
Museum Location: 19th Dynasty to Roman Period, Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Gallery, 3rd Floor
Accession Number: 16.73
Catalogue Description: Small faience cup with brilliant blue glaze. Hieroglyph inscription in dark blue, probably manganese, contained in a two column oblong. The inscription proclaims it to the property of Nesi-Khonsu. The entire inscription reads” Osiris, the Chief of the Great Harem Women of Amon-Re, Nesi-Khonsu”. Condition, there are ancient defects in firing, otherwise perfect.