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Alabastron

Vertically veined with light and dark color; flat projecting rim, small knobs on sides. From Denderah.

Provenance

From Dendara. 1898: excavated by William Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; presented to the MFA at the general meeting of the EEF. (Accession Date: November 1, 1898)

Credit Line

Egyptian Research Account by subscription

Egyptian, Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 21–24, 1070–712 B.C.

Findspot

Dendara, Egypt

Accession Number

98.1030

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels