Accessory to serving statuette, altar ?

Egyptian
Old Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis

Dimensions

Other: 7.3 cm (2 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

86.167

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Model altar.Incised inscription of two letters near top; perforated through side. Incised lines on top.

Provenance

From Naukratis. 1885: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; October 28, 1885: voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over February 1886. (Accession Date: January 1, 1886)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription