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Fine, whitish clay; surface slightly pitted; thick.

Provenance

From Tanis (San el-Hagar). 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,

Object Place

San-el-Hagar (Tanis), Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 8 x 3.3 cm (3 1/8 x 1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

86.780

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels