- Museum number
Rim sherd of Attic black-figured pottery plate; on edge of rim band of verticals; on top animal frieze: from left, part of lotus (added red on heart, outer leaves and alternate inner leaves) and palmette (red on heart and alternate petals) complex (red on link); ram to left (part of head lost; red on nostril, chest, underbelly, testicles, strokes on ribs and haunch); lion to right (red on nose, tongue, mane, underbelly, ribs and haunch); tail of feline to right; on edge of floor small area of asnimal frieze: feline hind paw to left; hind legs (fetlocks, pasterns and red on hooves) of horse to right; black band separating friezes; underside reserved save glaze on ring foot; two probably ancient repair holes, one on rim and one just above ring foot.
- Production date
- 600BC-580BC (circa)
Diameter: 36 centimetres (about)
Height: 4.50 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- The sherd belongs to the same vessel as British Museum 1888,0601.588.b, Oxford AN1896-1908-G.128.1, AN1896-1908-G.128. 8 and Toronto 910x234.43.
The sherd is also published in Callipolitis-Feytmans, D., Les Plats attiques à figures noires. Paris 1974, 309, pl. 15, no. 4.
On the technique see Corbett, P. E. 'Preliminary Sketch in Greek Vase-painting', Journal of Hellenic Studies 85, 1965, 21.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Greek and Roman
- Registration number
- Joined objects
Associated Group: G16598 (2 objects)