Serpent box

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis

Dimensions

Overall: 9.5 x 11.2 cm (3 3/4 x 4 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

86.275

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Household

Bronze; corroded; molding around top and bottom; hawk, wearing a high crown, is sitting on the top.

Provenance

From Naukratis. 1885: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; October 28, 1885: voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over February 1886. (Accession Date: January 1, 1886)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription