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Alabastron

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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: April 1, 1888)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Late Period–Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic dynast, 350–300 B.C.

Findspot

Naukratis, Egypt

Dimensions

H. 15.5 cm, Diameter 5.5

Accession Number

88.727

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels