Naukratis: Greeks in Egypt

Alexandra Villing, Marianne Bergeron, Giorgos Bourogiannis, Alan Johnston, François Leclère, Aurélia Masson and Ross Thomas

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thymiaterion

Fragment of stem of pottery thymiaterion; tall conical stem topped by two round mouldings; broken top and bottom.   Fine buff-brown clay with white slip.  Undecorated.

AN1613192629001

© The Trustees of the British Museum

Department: Greek & Roman Antiquities

Registration number: 1965,0930.510

Bibliographic reference
Villing et al 2013-2015

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Object types
thymiaterion (all objects)

Materials
terracotta (scope note | all objects)
pottery (scope note | all objects)
Place (findspot)
Excavated/Findspot Naukratis (scope note | all objects)
(Africa,Egypt,Lower Egypt,Nile Delta,Naukratis)
Date
6thC BC (?)
Period/Culture
Archaic Greek (?) (scope note | all objects)


Description
Fragment of stem of pottery thymiaterion; tall conical stem topped by two round mouldings; broken top and bottom. Fine buff-brown clay with white slip. Undecorated.

Dimensions
Height: 14.9 centimetres
Width: 5.7 centimetres (at base)
Thickness: 0.6 centimetres (at base)
Thickness: 0.3 centimetres (at top)


Curator's comments
Found unregistered



Acquisition name
Donated by Egypt Exploration Fund (biographical details | all objects)
Excavated by Egypt Exploration Fund (biographical details | all objects)

Acquisition notes
Previously unregistered.


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