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Fragment, Naukratite II Ware

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Exterior has forepart of a lion with an open mouth, profile to right. In the field, rosettes. Zigzag on shoulder of lion. Interior, white.

Provenance

From Naukratis, Temple of Hera. 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

Naukratis,

Findspot

Naukratis, Egypt

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 310.1.

Dimensions

7.2 x 2.7 cm.

Accession Number

88.951a

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels