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Vessel fragment

Irregular fragment of the bottom of a bowl. The inside, a smooth plain surface of a very pale blueish white; the outside in creamy white, thick glaze with bands of dull brown extending up and down at regular intervals. The surface is worn. P. Book notes: "Disposed of Dec. 28, 1906."

Provenance

From Naukratis. 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, New Kingdom, 1550–1070 B.C.

Findspot

Naukratis, Egypt

Dimensions

Other: 6.7 x 0.7 x 8 cm (2 5/8 x 1/4 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.45964

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels