Alabastron

Egyptian
Late Period–Roman Imperial Period
332 B.C.–A.D.476


Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis, Cemetery

Dimensions

Height: 15.1 cm (5 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

88.728

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Provenance

From Naukratis, Cemetery. 1886-7: 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.
(Accession Date: April 1, 1888)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription