Alabastron

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26
664–525 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Tell Defenneh

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 8.9 x 1.6 cm (3 1/2 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

87.716

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Provenance

From Tell Dafana (Daphnae), camp. 1886: 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