Pitcher

Egyptian
Roman Imperial Period
2nd century A.D.


Dimensions

Overall: 12.8 x 9.7 cm (5 1/16 x 3 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

86.726

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Coarse red clay; surface much blackened; several rings on body; rim slightly broken; single small handle; small foot.

Provenance

From Tanis (San el-Hagar). 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