Bowl

Greek


Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 314.

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. .138 D. .343

Accession Number

88.1032

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Restored in plaster. Decoration in brown to black glaze with added red. By the handles a lotus flower, flanked by spirals with palmette; between these ornaments on each side a human-headed bird between two griffins, with details incised; below, an enclosed maeander, a zone of lotus flowers alternating with palmettes, another maeander, and a large star in the center.

Provenance

From Naukratis. 1885-6: 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).

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription