Late Period–Roman Imperial Period
760 B.C.–A.D. 337
Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis, Temple of Apollo
Overall: 12.8 x 3.7 cm (5 1/16 x 1 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Elongated jar (in shape of alabastron), one small handle with wire, broken neck, rough clay deposits.
From Naukratis, Temple of Apollo. 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: 1886).
Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription