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Fragment of rim

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Decoration in brown and black glaze with added red. On top of rim a lion; on the edge an incised inscription.

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,

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Naukratis, Egypt

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 318.4.

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 1.058 x .035

Accession Number

88.1072

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels