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Fragments of a lid

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Two fitting pieces of a large lid, each composed of Two joined fragments. Preserves incised decoration; a band of cheverons and a band of alternating triglyphs and blank spaces. Handle in the shape of a pomegranant also preserved.

Provenance

From Naukratis. 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: 1888).

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian,

Findspot

Naukratis, Egypt

Accession Number

RES.88.44

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels