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Vessel fragment

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Bronze; the pot was originally cylindrical but is flattened out of shape. Bottom mended and all heavily encrusted. (Goes with ladle 87.496b)

Provenance

From the Camp of the Carian mercenaries, Tell Dafana (Daphnae). 1886: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; presented to the MFA at EEF fifth annual general meeting; sent over June 1, 1887.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Late Period, Dynasty 26, 664–525 B.C.

Findspot

Tell Defenneh, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 12.9 x 11.6 cm (5 1/16 x 4 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

87.496a

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment