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Clay

One rim fragment marked "p.5863". floral design and decorative rim. Roman ware.

Provenance

From Naukratis. 1886-7: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; December 22, 1887, presented to the MFA by the EEF. (Accession Date: December 22, 1887 - Deaccessioned: December 27, 1906)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Roman Imperial Period, 30 B.C.–364 A.D.

Findspot

Naukratis, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 3 x 3 x 1.8 cm (1 3/16 x 1 3/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.87.223

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels