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Faience cylinder

Egyptian
Greco-Roman Period
30 B.C.–A.D. 364


Findspot: Egypt, San-El-Hagar, San-El-Hagar, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 3.5 x 4.3 x 1.3 cm (1 3/8 x 1 11/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

11.45928

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Bright blue colbalt. Top and bottom surfaces finished interior. Channel wide and showing only one side.

Provenance

From San-El-Hagar, Egypt. Gift of the Egypt Exploration Fund. February 1886: Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Fund.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription