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Cup

Fine light yellow-brown clay; cylindrical with high shank and disc on top.

Provenance

From Tell Dafana (Daphnae). 1886: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; presented to the MFA at EEF fifth annual general meeting; sent over June 1, 1887.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian,

Findspot

Tell Dafana, Egypt

Accession Number

87.661

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels