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Part of the mouth of an amphora. On the lip, two red lines on a black ground, inside and out. On the neck, a lotus palmetto.

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

CVA Boston 1, pl. 58, 3; Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 352.2.

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .15 x .062

Accession Number

86.586

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels