Fragment of a decorated jar
Near Eastern, Levantine, Phoenician?
Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis, Temple of Apollo
Width x length: 8.4 x 8.7 cm (3 5/16 x 3 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Pottery fragment of a decorated jar. At the top are a frieze of birds. Below are three geometric borders. The decorations are in purple, with touches of brilliant red on a pale yellow ground.
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: January 1, 1886)
Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription