Fragment of the shoulder of a vase
Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis
Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 321.15.
Height: 6 cm (2 3/8 in.); width: 4.9 cm (1 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Lotus patterns at top; below, a border of lines; at bottom of fragment, part of the head of an African. Design black and brown, with touches of red.
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