Conical vessel fragment

Egyptian
Likely Third Intermediate Period to Late Period,
1070–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, San el-Hagar (Tanis)

Dimensions

Height x width: 4 x 2.7 cm (1 9/16 x 1 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

86.786

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This conical fragment of a pottery vessel (possibly a model offering cone?) is made of coarse reddish clay. No traces of surface treatment remain. The surface is rought and exhibits some chipping. It is broken at the bottom.

Provenance

From Tanis (San el-Hagar). 1884: 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; October 28, 1885: presented to the MFA at EEF general meeting. (Accession Date: January 1, 1886)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription