Top of a jug (alabastron)
Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis
Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 379.1.
4.7 x 2.7 cm (1 7/8 x 1 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Below the mouth is a female head of archaic style.
From Naukratis. 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).
Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription