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Fragment of vase

Part of lip of thick vase with lotus pattern.

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

Egyptian, Greco-Roman Period, 30 B.C.–A.D. 364

Findspot

Naukratis, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width x thickness: 4.1 x 7.5 x 1.7 cm (1 5/8 x 2 15/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.45934

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels