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Amygdaloid handle from a pottery transport amphora. Clay near coarse micaceous red-brown; mixed inclusions. Rectangular stamp at top of handle with Greek inscription and prow symbol.
- 325BC-275BC (circa)
- Made in: Knidos (?)
- (Asia,Turkey,Aegean Region (Turkey),Caria,Knidos)
- Found/Acquired: Naukratis (?)
- (Africa,Egypt,Lower Egypt,Nile Delta,Naukratis)
- Height: 7.1 centimetres (Max preserved)
- Height: 4.3 centimetres (Handle)
- Width: 2.6 centimetres (Handle)
- Height: 2.1 centimetres (Stamp plus)
- Width: 1.8 centimetres (Stamp plus)
Inscription Typecontrol mark
Inscription Positiontop of handle
Inscription Translationof (Th)eukles
Inscription CommentRectangular stamp. A slight trace of the initial letter is preserved.
Petrie diary, 1884-1885 (EES Archive XVII 47), p.27a, 17?
Previously unregistered. Excavated 1884-1885
Greek & Roman Antiquities
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Object reference number: GAA72127
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