- Museum number
Painted pottery neck-amphora; Fikellura ware; several fragments rejoined; handles, neck and foot missing; details indicated by outlines and purple accessories; tongue pattern on shoulder; (a) Panther to right, boar and lion confronted; (b) deer to left, between wolves; on body a band of crescents and frieze of wolves pursuing a hare. Purple on rump, shoulder, belly of animals; on crest instead of belly of boar; on collars of dogs; on about every fifth tongue and crescent.
- Production date
- 580BC - 560BC
Diameter: 25.50 centimetres (max)
Height: 30.60 centimetres (as made up)
- Curator's comments
- For the lion compare the Ionian lip-cup from Samos (E. Kunze, AM lix, 83 no. 1, 85-86, pl. 6. 1): for the dogs of the belly, a fragment of another Ionian cup from Samos (ibid. 83 no. 2, pl. 6. 2).
Boehlau no. 25. Kunze, AM lix, Beil. 6. 1-2 (details of lion and deer). BSA xxxiv, 5 (B 1), 7, 56, 61-63; pls. 1f, 2b-c (= Kunze).
- Not on display
- Missing lower part of body, most of handles, various fragments.
- Acquisition date
- Greek and Roman
- Registration number