Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis, Temple of the Dioscuri
Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 324.5.
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Decoration in red-brown glaze. Swan and sphinx vis-a-vis, looking away from each other, details incised; incised patches in field.
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).
Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription