Fragment

Greek


Findspot: Naukratis, Egypt

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 303.1.

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .055 x .038

Accession Number

88.1070

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Exterior: Fragmentary Greek inscription ‘APHRO’ (line 1) ‘E’ (line 2); Inside: lotus in red and white on black.

Inscription

Exterior:
ΑΦΡΟ
Η

Provenance

From Naukratis, Temple of Aphrodite. 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