Fragment from lower part of krater

Greek


Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis, Temple of Aphrodite

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 302.6.

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .121 by .078

Accession Number

88.1069

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Outside, two bands, guilloche band ending at fan pattern by handle, and feet of dancing woman in yellow glaze outline, with skirts of black glaze and of purple-red; careful four-parted flower in field; incised inscription below. Inside, solid black with white lines separating a band of point rosettes, a band of small squares in each a white or red spot, and the beginning of an elaborate pattern in white and red.

Provenance

From Naukratis, Temple of Aphrodite. 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