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Fragment of mouth of amphora

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Yellow clay; unglazed; dull brown molded band at top; decorated with a female head in purple and white; handle glazed with black; inside of lip painted red with two red lines below.

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,

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Naukratis, Egypt

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 352.3.

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .098 .061

Accession Number

88.835

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels