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Clay pale yellow, decoration almost effaced. Handle, neck and base show traces of red glaze. At junction of neck and shoulder was a stabornament. Near the bottom traces of an egg-pattern.

Provenance

From Naukratis. 1885-6: 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. 326.

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 0.20 H. 0.18 D.

Accession Number

88.1037

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels