Skyphos

Greek


Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis, Temple of Apollo

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 332.

Dimensions

Height: 8 cm (3 1/8 in.); diameter: 15 cm (5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

86.638

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Restored in plaster. Low bowl with low foot (restored), straight flaring edge and horizontal loop handles. Inside, black; outside, black below handles, and black line at base of rim.

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