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Part of the neck and shoulder of a large krater. On rim a maeander, on neck, a guilloche and on the shoulder an inverted lotus-border.

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,

Findspot

Naukratis, Egypt

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 330.2.

Dimensions

17.7 x 10.9 cm

Accession Number

88.972

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels