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Rough, deep-red clay; long neck; body covered with horizontal incised channels; single handle; narrow rim for foot.

Provenance

From Tanis (San el-Hagar), house of Bakabuin 35. 1884: excavated by William Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; October 28, 1885: presented to the MFA at EEF general meeting. (Accession Date: January 1, 1886)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian,

Dimensions

Overall: 19 x 14 cm (7 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

86.722

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels