Jug

Egyptian
Roman Imperial Period
2nd century A.D.


Dimensions

Overall: 14 x 10 cm (5 1/2 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

86.765

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Coarse, light-brown clay, heavy, several bands of sunken rings on body, no rim, small foot which is somewhat nicked.

Provenance

From Tanis (San el-Hagar), house 44. 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