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Round vessel

Round vessel, egg shaped. Small opening on top and area where handle would have been attached. AP written on bottom, from EEF. 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 P.8145.

Provenance

From Naukratis. 1885: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; October 28, 1885: voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over February 1886. (Accession date: 1886).

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

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

Findspot

Naukratis, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width x thickness: 11 x 8.5 x 0.7 cm (4 5/16 x 3 3/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.45935

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels