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Part of a Bacchic scene. Head of Dionysos leaning on his left hand, behind him, head and shoulders of a flute-girl, playing on double pipes. In field, ivy leaves and white dotted rosettes.

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

Greek,

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Findspot

Naukratis, Egypt

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 359.4.

Dimensions

10.8 cm (4 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

86.610

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels