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Pottery; dull gray-blue color; no glaze; upper part hase a grotesque human face in high relief; lower face flat with incised hieroglyphics; hole through top. From Naucratis.

Provenance

From Naukratis, Scarab Factory. 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: January 1, 1888)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Late Period, Dynasty 26–30,

Findspot

Naukratis, Egypt

Accession Number

88.872

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

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