Alabastron

Egyptian
Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 21–24
1070–712 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Dendara, Animal catacombs

Dimensions

Height: 9.3 cm (3 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.1028

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

There is a small boss on each side. The base is rounded. It is discolored. The top is broken off.

Provenance

From Dendara, animal catacombs. 1898: excavated by William Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; presented to the MFA at the general meeting of the EEF.
(Accession Date: November 1, 1898)

Credit Line

Egyptian Research Account by subscription