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Fragment of a shallow bowl with base

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Interior has star surrounded by lotus band; on rim a maeander, separated by bands of red with white and purple lines. Exterior has red lines.

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

Greek,

Findspot

Naukratis, Egypt

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 324.7.

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .163 D. .055 H.

Accession Number

88.973

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels