Bowl, two-handled

Greek


Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 315.

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 0.121 H. 0.27 D.

Accession Number

88.1033

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Around rim, narrow band of vertical lines, then a broad frieze consisting on each side of sphinxes seated vis-à-vis, drawn with incised lines; below, a checkerboard pattern and a band of rays. Extensicely restored.

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