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

Findspot

Naukratis, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 10.1 x 7.8 cm (4 x 3 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

88.729

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels