Four-sided pillar

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis

Dimensions

Other: 6.7 x 1.3 cm (2 5/8 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

86.185

Medium or Technique

Sandstone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Function unknown

Sandstone object in shape of 4-sided obelisk

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: January 1, 1886)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription