Alabastron

Egyptian
Late Period
760–343 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Tell Gemayemi

Dimensions

Height: 17.7 cm (6 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

87.676

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Provenance

From Tell Gemayemi. 1887: 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: June 1, 1887)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription