Drinking cup (kylix)?, fragment from flaring edge

Greek


Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis, Temple of the Dioscuri

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 348.

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. .036 L. .065

Accession Number

88.1076

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Pale buff clay, creamy-white slip. Decoration in brown to black glaze with added red. Inside a tongue pattern, alternately black and red; outside two lines on the edge, then a triple line of pomegranates(?) connected by diagonal lines.

on file card in pencil Laconian-Cyrenaic

Provenance

From Naukratis, Temple of the Dioscuri. 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).

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription