Drinking cup (kylix)
Findspot: Naukratis, Egypt
Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 335.
Height: 8.7 cm (3 7/16 in.); diameter: 15 cm (5 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Pale red clay. Kylix with high foot and flaring rim. Dull black glaze below the rim inside and out, except for two reserved red lines outside; rim left red, with two narrow black lines inside. Restored, mainly from original fragments.
From Naukratis. 1886-7: 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). Pottery register notes that this object was "not on list" (EEF list).
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