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Terracotta fragment resembling part of a wasp's or bee's nest.

Provenance

From Naukratis. 1885: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; October 28, 1885: voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over February 1886. (Accession date: March 28, 2012)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Findspot

Naukratis, Egypt

Dimensions

legacy dimension: 0.044 x 0.042 m.

Accession Number

86.937

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassified