Late–Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic dynasty)
Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis
Overall: 2.7 x 2.7 cm (1 1/16 x 1 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Bronze; corroded; one end broken open; snake with head erect and tail coiled in ring on the cover. From Naucratis.
From Naukratis. 1885: excavated by 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: January 1, 1886)
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