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Saucer

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


Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis, Temple of Aphrodite

Dimensions

Overall: 3 x 6.3 cm (1 3/16 x 2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

11.46004

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Small saucer, Nile silt, red slip, coarse, circular rim.

Provenance

From Naukratis, Temple of Aphrodite. 1886-7: 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).

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription