Description Made by Greek artisans in the flourishing Hellenic trading colony of Naucratis in Egypt's delta, this flask's low relief decoration and darker shade of glaze in the background are characteristic of faience ware produced here. The shape of the vessel, the frieze of men running, and the lotus pattern were inspired by traditional Egyptian motifs.
- From Alexander to Cleopatra: Greek Art of the Hellenistic Age. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1988-1989.
Provenance Dikran Kelekian, Paris and New York, [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1924, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1924
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