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Part of the lip of a large kylix. Exterior red, with tail of lion on lower part. Interior black.

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,

Findspot

Naukratis, Egypt

Catalogue Raisonné

CVA Boston 2, pl. 109, 07; Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 357.9.

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .072 x .065

Accession Number

86.588

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels