Fragment of an Attic black-figure hydria showing a standing man, a running man and flying bird. - 910x234.26_2

910x234.26_2

Fragment of an Attic black-figure hydria showing a standing man, a running man and flying bird.

Medium:Wheel-thrown earthenware, slip-painted with incised detail.
Geography: Made in Athens, Greece; excavated at Naukratis, Egypt
Date: about 560-540 BC
Period: Greek Archaic period
Dimensions:
4 x 7 cm
Object number: 910X234.26
Not on view
DescriptionFragment from the shoulder of an Attic hydria, decorated in black figure technique with the remains of a standing male figure, a running man who is possibly a warrior wearing greaves, and a flying bird. In the lower register of decoration which would have covered the body of the hydria are the remains of the tops of a man's head, a spear point and a woman's head.
Collection:
Greek World
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