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Foot piece very thin, small hole inside, rim broken. From Naukratis.

Provenance

From Naukratis. The stone ledger says that this object was from the EEF excavations at San el-Hagar. A note added to the accession card indicates that the object is from Naukratis instead. (Accession Date: January 1, 1886)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian,

Findspot

Probably San el-Hagar, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: Height 5.7 cm (2 1/4 in.) 4.9 cm (1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

86.202

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Cosmetic and Medical