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Lekythos

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Mouth and part of the shoulder of a lekythos. On the latter, a female figure, profile to right. Brilliant black glaze.

Provenance

From Naukratis. 1885: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; October 28, 1885: voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over February 1886. (Accession date: 1886).

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Greek,

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Findspot

Naukratis, Egypt

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 360.6.

Dimensions

11.7 cm (4 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

86.606

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels