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Faience object

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis

Dimensions

Height x width x thickness: 4 x 3.1 x 0.7 cm (1 9/16 x 1 1/4 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2017.673

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Function unknown

Petal shaped object with raised design. Found with faience objects given by the EEF: Eg.Inv.3577 to Eg.Inv.3595 and 02.770, 72.1418, and 88.1003, P.725 to P.824, P.4418 to P.8145.

Provenance

From Naukratis. 1885: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; October 28, 1885: voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over February 1886. (Accession date: 1886). (Accession date: July 14, 2017)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription