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Decoration in red-brown glaze. Swan and sphinx vis-a-vis, looking away from each other, details incised; incised patches in field.

Provenance

From Naukratis, Temple of the Dioscuri. 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. 324.5.

Accession Number

88.1084

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels