Roman Imperial Period
30 B.C.–364 A.D.
Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis
Height x width x length: 3 x 7.2 x 10.4 cm (1 3/16 x 2 13/16 x 4 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
“Roman embossed ware,” body sherd, very coarse, unglazed common red clay, molded on a curve, two panels of a design with circular rosettes in center and toothed ornament above and below, row of small disks below, panels separated by long strips.
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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