User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Base of a double vessel

Pair of bases standing side-by-side with a suspension loop in back

Provenance

From San el-Hagar. 1884: excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the EEF in the division of finds by the Egyptian government; voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic dynasty)–Roman Imp,

Findspot

San el-Hagar, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 13.8 x 8.6 cm (5 7/16 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

86.905

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture