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Unglazed. Subject: an Oryx walking to right. Sun-disk in upper part of field to left. From Naucratis.

Provenance

From Naukratis, Scarab Factory. 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: January 1, 1886)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Late Period, Dynasty 26–30,

Findspot

Naukratis, Egypt

Accession Number

86.701

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

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