Ancient Egyptian Blue Faience Funerary Cup New Kingdom c.1200 BC. Size 2 1/8 inches high. 1 3/8 inches diameter. Rare thick walled blue faience cup. Condition: Perfect. Provenance: from the estate of Robert Thompson of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Bob represented the extensive dedication, scholarship, and attention to detail that the antiquity collecting community requires. Bob started collecting in the 1960s and dedicated a substantial portion of his time to the acquisition, attribution, and conservation of his collection. As is evident from the quality, artistic merit and historic interest of each artifact.