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Body sherd (rejoined from two fragments) of Attic Black Figure pottery open vessel, possibly a column krater; interior: glazed streaky black; exterior: black figure decoration consisting of wrestling scene (from left, part of one leg of one athlete, to left; at centre, only shoulders and head of wrestler missing, to right; the wrestler is grasping another by the wrists; at far right, hands and foot of third wrestler, to left); three rosettes with central dot as filling ornament; below, one narrow brown band; below, part of a feline tail, to right among rosettes as filling ornament.
- 575BC-550BC (circa)
- Made in: Attica
- Excavated/Findspot: Naukratis
- (Africa,Egypt,Lower Egypt,Nile Delta,Naukratis)
- Height: 5 centimetres
- Width: 6.9 centimetres
- Thickness: 0.6 centimetres
The sherd belongs to the same vase as British Museum 1888,0601.571.a, 1888,0601.571.b and 1888,0601.571.c. The sherd joins British Museum 1965,0930.803.
Greek & Roman Antiquities
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Object reference number: GAA76149
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