Small fragment with head of sphinx or human-headed bird

Greek


Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis, Temple of Hera

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 320.6.

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .035 .025

Accession Number

88.962

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Small fragment with head of sphinx or human-headed bird. Field has rosette. Black and red.

Provenance

From Naukratis, Temple of Hera. 1886-7: 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