6th century B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis
Height: 6 cm (2 3/8 in.); diameter: 42.5 cm (16 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
A shallow bowl of the so-called corona type. Its rim overhangs the interior and is perforated with eighty-six holes for circles. The short rounded nozzles are applied individually and smoothed together; the wick-holes are pierced from the outside.
Condition: Extensively restored.
From Naukratis. 1885-6: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; December 22, 1887, presented to the MFA by the EEF. (Accession date: 1888).
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