Pottery fragment of a decorated jar. At the top are a frieze of birds. Below are three geometric borders. The decorations are in purple, with touches of brilliant red on a pale yellow ground.
From Naukratis, Temple of Apollo. 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: January 1, 1886)
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