Alabastron

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 25–30
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 11.3 x 3.1 cm (4 7/16 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

86.204

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Provenance

From Naukratis. The stone ledger says that this object was from the EEF excavations at San el-Hagar. A note added to the accession card indicates that the object is from Naukratis instead. 1886: excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; received by the MFA through subscription to the Egypt Exploration Fund.
(Accession Date: January 1, 1886)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription