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Saucer

Small saucer, Nile silt, red slip, coarse, circular rim.

Provenance

From Naukratis, Temple of Aphrodite. 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: 1888).

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Late Period–Roman Imperial Period, 760 B.C.–A.D. 337

Findspot

Naukratis, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 3 x 6.3 cm (1 3/16 x 2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

11.46004

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels