Pilgrim bottle

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26
688–525 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Tell Nabasha, Cemetery of the the Cypriote mercenaries

Dimensions

Overall: 15.3 x 10.2 cm (6 x 4 in.)

Accession Number

11.45908

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Pilgrim bottle with globular body.

Provenance

From the cemetery of the Cypriote mercenaries, Tel Nebesha. 1887: excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the EEF in the division of finds by the Egyptian government; voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription