Fragment

Greek


Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis, Temple of Apollo

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 320.5.

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .094 x .069

Accession Number

86.624

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Shows parts of two friezes. Upper, a deer, on knees. Lower, tail of an animal, head and wing-tip of a sphinx. Field, rosettes. Interior unpainted.

Provenance

From Naukratis, Temple of Apollo. 1885: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; October 28, 1885: voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over February 1886. (Accession date: 1886).

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription