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Fourteen fragments of vase

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Fine clay; pale sreaw colored ground, inside and outside; outer surface decorated with lines of honeysuckles, bands, rosettes, etc.; portion with black glaze and patterns in white.

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: 1888).

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Greek,

Findspot

Naukratis, Egypt

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .098 .062 ) the largest piece

Accession Number

88.828

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels