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Dull red clay; neck and upper part of body decorated with horizontal flutes; traces of white priming; two handles.

Provenance

From Tanis (San el-Hagar). 1884: 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; October 28, 1885: presented to the MFA at EEF general meeting. (Accession Date: January 1, 1886)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Roman Imperial Period, 30 B.C.–A.D 364

Object Place

San-el-Hagar (Tanis), Egypt

Dimensions

Other: 60 x 28 cm (23 5/8 x 11 in.)

Accession Number

86.710

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels