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Fragment of a large dish

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Small part of a large dish. Interior part of a star pattern in brown with touches of red. Exterior has bottom plain, sides apparently brown lines on a white ground. Greek inscription on the bottom: Sigma and Iota(?).

Inscription

On bottom the letter Σ and a letter similar to an Ι.

Provenance

From Naukratis. 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: 1886).

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Greek,

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Naukratis, Egypt

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 305.2.

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .084 x .076

Accession Number

86.535

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels