Fragment

Greek


Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis, Temple of Hera

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 308.5.

Accession Number

88.978

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

A female head in relief. On one side of this the beginning of a frieze, showing the haunches of a lion seated. Interior, black lines on a white ground.

Provenance

From Naukratis, Temple of Hera. 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