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Fragment from lower part of krater

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Outside, two bands, guilloche band ending at fan pattern by handle, and feet of dancing woman in yellow glaze outline, with skirts of black glaze and of purple-red; careful four-parted flower in field; incised inscription below. Inside, solid black with white lines separating a band of point...

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Provenance

From Naukratis, Temple of Aphrodite. 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. 302.6.

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .121 by .078

Accession Number

88.1069

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels