3rd century B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis
Height: 3.7 cm (1 7/16 in.) Legacy dimension: .077 D. Measure. Is the diameter the overall length?
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Smallish closed form with small collar-like rim on top; low neat footring, convex bottom, shallow rounded sides, wide sloping shoulder. Tappering nozzle, rounded on top, merging with body. At rear, stumps of horizontal band handle on shoulder.
Condition: Handle missing, rim chipped. Blackened on the nozzle.
OLD NOTES: Covered top with figure of a dog? in relief.
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: 1886).
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