Fragment of the shoulder of a vase

Greek


Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 321.15.

Dimensions

Height: 6 cm (2 3/8 in.); width: 4.9 cm (1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

86.500

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Lotus patterns at top; below, a border of lines; at bottom of fragment, part of the head of an African. Design black and brown, with touches of red.

Provenance

From Naukratis. 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