Shouldered jar with handles (amphora)
Roman Imperial Period
2nd century A.D.
Overall: 19 x 19 cm (7 1/2 x 7 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Vase. Coarse red clay; surface covered with horizontal channels; low neck with five scallops; handle on each side of neck; strainer with five holes in mouth; slight rim with foot piece; attatchment that has apparrently broken off.
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)
Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription