Body fragment of Fikellura pottery amphora. Exterior slipped: figure running in "knielauf" to right (foot and calf remain); behind him the remains of a handle tendril; below the figure zone, frieze of diagonals framed by double lines.
- Production date
- 550BC-540BC (circa)
Height: 4.50 centimetres
Thickness: 0.40 centimetres
Width: 5 centimetres
- Curator's comments
Object owned and held by the Greco-Roman Museum, Alexandria. 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.
Venit: 'Perhaps the Altenburg Painter. The subject can be completed by a comparison with Bucharest from Istria ("Samos" 6.1, pl.87 no.628 [as Milesian]. Compare also two vases in London attributed to the Altenburg Paiter by Cook that give the same relationship of figure to ornament as does the Alexandria fragment (see London 88.2-8.50 [CVA Great Britain 13: pl.12 fig.3; BSA (1933-34) 16 J 6] and London 88.2-8.51 [CVA Great Britain 13: pl.12 fig.4; BSA 34 (1933-34) 16 J 7], both from Tel Defenneh).'
- Not on display
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: 16888 (Accession Number)