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Fragment of vase

Fragment of a vase covered with a yellow slip, with a small bit of an elaborate pattern of lotus and other floral designs in brown.

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: January 1, 1886)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic Dynasty), 305–30 B.C.

Findspot

Naukratis, Egypt

Accession Number

86.499

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels