User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Fragment of flat dish

Start collecting

Thick and clumsy; broad band of white with palmetto and scroll pattern on it in different shades of brown and red; brown color on interior is much worn.

Provenance

From Naukratis. 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. 308.7.

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .079 .065

Accession Number

88.833

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels