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Alabastron

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The sides are straight. The base is rounded. The top is broken off. It is much discolored and cracked.

Provenance

From Dendara. 1898: excavated by William Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; presented to the MFA at the general meeting of the EEF. (Accession Date: November 1, 1898)

Credit Line

Egyptian Research Account by subscription

Egyptian, Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 21–24, 1070–712 B.C.

Findspot

Dendara, Egypt

Dimensions

Height: 11.7 cm (4 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

98.1029

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels