Restored neck of krater

Greek


Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis, Temple of Apollo

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 330.1.

Dimensions

Height: 7.1 cm (2 13/16 in.); diameter: 32.8 cm (12 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

86.628

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Slip gray-buff; decoration in brown to black glaze. Band inside the neck; band of short diagonal lines on the rim; on the neck two series of complicated meander broken by dotted squares; the two series are of unequal length and are separated by solid areas of glaze.

Provenance

From Naukratis, Temple of Apollo. 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