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Mouth of amphora

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Pale red clay; black slip poor, burned red in places. Neck, handles and mouth of amphora. No decoration remaining. Black glaze ware.

Provenance

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). Pottery register notes that this object was "not on list" (EEF list).

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Greek,

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Naukratis, Egypt

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 372.

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. .065 D. of mouth .078

Accession Number

88.1026

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels