Alabastron

Egyptian
Late Period


Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis, Cemetery

Accession Number

RES.88.40

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Squat-bottomed bottle with tiny lugs at shoulder. Rim of opening shaped into a hexagon-partially broken away. Seperate insert (?)

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; December 22, 1887, presented to the MFA by the EEF.
(Accession Date: January 4, 1888 - Deaccessioned: December 27, 1906)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription