Fragment of amphora krater

Greek


Findspot: Egypt, Attica, Naukratis; Place of Manufacture: Greece, Athens?

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 354.3.

Dimensions

13.7 cm (5 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

86.581

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Part of neck of a large krater or amphora. On neck, a chain of elongated lotus-buds.

Provenance

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).

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription