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Krater

Fragments restored in plaster representing original shape. Glaze greenish yellow. On shoulder and body four friezes: (1) sirens and swans(?), details incised (2) lions and bulls, details incised (3) sirens and below a maeander (4) ibexes, no incised lines.

Provenance

From Naukratis. 1885-6: 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: 1888).

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Greek,

Findspot

Naukratis, Egypt

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 317.

Accession Number

88.1030

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels