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Faience cylinder

Bright colbalt blue throughout the mass. Unglazed about one half of a cylindrical section-one half of square. P Book P.5061- has "Disposed of Dec. 21, 1906". Found with faience objects given by the EEF: Eg.Inv.3577 to Eg.Inv.3595 and 02.770, 72.1418, and 88.1003, P.725 to P.824, P.4418 to...

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Provenance

House of Bakakhuius:Period II.Cent.B.C. House 35. San-el-Hagar.1886: excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Fund.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

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

Findspot

San-El-Hagar, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 3.3 x 3.7 x 1.8 cm (1 5/16 x 1 7/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.45927

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments