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Part of a round dish, with convex sides and a volute handle, perforated. On top, a band of dots and lines; on sides, a frieze of which only the wings of a bird is left. In the field, flowers.

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,

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Naukratis, Egypt

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 346.3.

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .119 x .045

Accession Number

86.516

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels