Jug (olpe)

Greek


Findspot: Naukratis, Egypt

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 326.

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 0.20 H. 0.18 D.

Accession Number

88.1037

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Clay pale yellow, decoration almost effaced. Handle, neck and base show traces of red glaze. At junction of neck and shoulder was a stabornament. Near the bottom traces of an egg-pattern.

Provenance

From Naukratis. 1885-6: 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