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Warm yellow clay; decoration in brown to black glaze, details in fine incised lines. Inside, black; outside frieze of helmeted warriors to right with shields and raised spears. An eagle and a dotted cross in the 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,

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Naukratis, Egypt

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 341.2.

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .102 by .042

Accession Number

88.1075

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels