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Exterior: Fragmentary Greek inscription 'APHRO' (line 1) 'E' (line 2); Inside: lotus in red and white on black.

Inscription

Exterior: ΑΦΡΟ Η

Provenance

From Naukratis, Temple of Aphrodite. 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. 303.1.

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .055 x .038

Accession Number

88.1070

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels