Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis
Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 314.
Legacy dimension: H. .138 D. .343
Medium or Technique
Not On View
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.
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).
Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription