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Faience cylinder

Bright blue colbalt. Top and bottom surfaces finished interior. Channel wide and showing only one side. P.5071-Similar to P.5061, Book has "Disposed of Dec. 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...

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Provenance

From San-El-Hagar, Egypt. Gift of the Egypt Exploration Fund. February 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: 3.5 x 4.3 x 1.3 cm (1 3/8 x 1 11/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

11.45928

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments