Fragment

Greek


Findspot: Naukratis, Egypt

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 353.1.

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .048 .027

Accession Number

88.956

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Head and wings of a sphinx, profile to left; face white, hair and part of the wing red.

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