Fragment from shoulder of large closed pottery vessel (amphora?); white slip; glaze patchily fired; from the top: two bands at base of neck; band of tongues; friezes separated by bands with added red band lined in white: above, pendant lotus and bud frieze; below, animal frieze with part of goat, head reverted, rosettes in field. Interior reserved.
- Production date
- 600 BC - 575 BC
Diameter: 6 centimetres (neck)
Height: 7.10 centimetres
Width: 11.10 centimetres
- Curator's comments
Object owned and held by the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. This record is included in the British Museum database as part of the Museum’s Naukratis Project, a research collaboration that aims to virtually re-unite finds from the ancient port city of Naukratis, now distributed over 80 museums worldwide.
Incised mark "AP" on fragment. Published in Fairbanks 1928, p. 113, pl. XXXV, no. 324.2.
Fairbanks, A.1928, Catalogue of Greek and Etruscan Vases, Boston.
- Not on display
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: 86.502 (Accession Number)
Miscellaneous number: P.4655 (Pottery & Porcelain Ledger No.)