Bowl

Greek


Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 313.

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .206 H. 0.407 D. as restored

Accession Number

88.1031

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Fragments restored in plaster. Below rim, a frieze of sphinxes and swans, details incised; then below a meander, two ibexes, in outline drawing, without incision. Below this a zig-zag and a band of rosettes and vertical lines.

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