Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic dynasty)–Roman Imp
Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis
Height x width x length: 4 x 6 x 8.9 cm (1 9/16 x 2 3/8 x 3 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
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“Later lamp,” light red clay, unglazed, round, top disk indicated by two incised lines surrounding wigged, horned head in relief, base indicated by incised line surrounding pot mark of palm frond, upright handle opposite projecting spout, broken in two and repaired with some sections missing.
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).
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