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Part of a shallow dish. A maeander, a broad band of brown, on which are red and blue lines, and in the center, a star. Exterior, brown lines on the natural clay.

Provenance

From Naukratis, Temple of Hera. 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,

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Naukratis, Egypt

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 323.4.

Accession Number

88.975

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels