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Amphora

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Amphora with rolled rim, long, tubular neck, carinated shoulder and a long tapering body: missing part of the rim but otherwise complete. The two strap handles are attached at the neck and shoulder and are of slightly rougher fabric than the rest of the body. The vessel is characterized by deep...

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Provenance

From Ihnasya el-Medina (Herakleoplis Magna), House E. 1903-1904: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; 1905, presented to the MFA by the EEF. (Accession date: January 1, 1905)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Byzantine (Coptic) Period, A.D. 364–476

Findspot

Ehnasya, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 78 x 20 cm (30 11/16 x 7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

05.275

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels