Fragment of a large dish
Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis
Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 305.2.
Legacy dimension: .084 x .076
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Small part of a large dish. Interior part of a star pattern in brown with touches of red. Exterior has bottom plain, sides apparently brown lines on a white ground.
Greek inscription on the bottom: Sigma and Iota(?).
On bottom the letter Σ and a letter similar to an Ι.
From Naukratis. 1885: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; October 28, 1885: voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over February 1886. (Accession date: 1886).
Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription