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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; presented to the MFA at EEF fifth annual general meeting; sent over June 1, 1887. (Accession Date: April 1, 1888)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Late Period–Roman Imperial Period, 332 B.C.–A.D.476

Findspot

Naukratis, Egypt

Dimensions

Height: 15.1 cm (5 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

88.728

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels