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"Roman embossed ware," body sherd, very coarse, unglazed common red clay, molded on a curve, two panels of a design with circular rosettes in center and toothed ornament above and below, row of small disks below, panels separated by long strips.

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, Roman Imperial Period, 30 B.C.–364 A.D.

Findspot

Naukratis, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width x length: 3 x 7.2 x 10.4 cm (1 3/16 x 2 13/16 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.45912

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels