Amphora

Egyptian


Dimensions

Overall: 33.5 x 11 cm (13 3/16 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

87.628

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Bright red clay; pointed bottom; mouth broken. Body of pot with two fragments.

Provenance

From pharoah's house at Tell Dafana (Daphnae). 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.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription