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Restored in plaster. Decoration in brown to black glaze with added red. By the handles a lotus flower, flanked by spirals with palmette; between these ornaments on each side a human-headed bird between two griffins, with details incised; below, an enclosed maeander, a zone of lotus flowers...

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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. 314.

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. .138 D. .343

Accession Number

88.1032

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels