Coarse gritty clay, dark red, without glaze. Square upright projection from the rim on which is an ivy crowned head in relief, the long beard extending inward to form a knob. Above, in relief letters: Late Greek Plain Ware. Hellenistic.
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).
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