Fragment

Greek


Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis, Temple of the Dioscuri

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 324.5.

Accession Number

88.1084

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Decoration in red-brown glaze. Swan and sphinx vis-a-vis, looking away from each other, details incised; incised patches in field.

Provenance

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).

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription