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Red clay; spout formed by pressed rim; good condition.

Provenance

Possibly from Naukratis. Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Fund. (Accession Date: August 3, 1911)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Cypriote, 530–520 B.C.

Findspot

Possibly from Naukratis, Egypt

Dimensions

Length x Width: 4.5 x 4.9 cm (1 3/4 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.1456

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Lighting Devices