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Fragment of a vase

Light blue glaze with delicate relief decoration of egg and dart, scroll etc. In five pieces. From Naucratis.

Provenance

From Naukratis. 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: January 1, 1888)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Late Period, 760–332 B.C.

Findspot

Naukratis, Egypt

Accession Number

88.853

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels