Jar

Egyptian
Late Period–Roman Imperial Period
760 B.C.–A.D. 337


Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis, Temple of Apollo

Dimensions

Overall: 12.8 x 3.7 cm (5 1/16 x 1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.46009

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Elongated jar (in shape of alabastron), one small handle with wire, broken neck, rough clay deposits.

Provenance

From Naukratis, Temple of Apollo. 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).

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription