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Fragment of vase

Egyptian
Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic Dynasty)
305–30 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis

Dimensions

Overall: 2.6 x 0.7 x 5.7 cm (1 x 1/4 x 2 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

86.499

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Fragment of a vase covered with a yellow slip, with a small bit of an elaborate pattern of lotus and other floral designs in brown.

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: January 1, 1886)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription