Lentoid bottle

Egyptian
Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic Dynasty)
305–30 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7641, C pit

Dimensions

Overall: 14.5 x 11 x 7.5 cm (5 11/16 x 4 5/16 x 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.1664

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Black-polished ware with two handles and base; impressed design on both sides.

Provenance

From Giza, G 7641 C pit. 1925: February, 1925. excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt; 1947: Brought from Harvard Camp.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition