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Alabastron

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Squat-bottomed bottle with tiny lugs at shoulder. Rim of opening shaped into a hexagon-partially broken away. Seperate insert (?)

Provenance

From Naukratis, Cemetery. 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 4, 1888 - Deaccessioned: December 27, 1906)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Late Period,

Findspot

Naukratis, Egypt

Accession Number

RES.88.40

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels