East Greek 'plastic vase' in the form of a coiled snake - ROM2018_16863_15

ROM2018_16863_15

East Greek 'plastic vase' in the form of a coiled snake

Medium:Slip painted earthenware with incised details
Geography: Probably made on Samos, Greece; findspot unknown
Date: about 600-550 BC
Period: Greek Archaic period
Dimensions:
5.3 cm
Object number: 919.5.86
Credit Line: Sigmund Samuel Collection
On view
Gallery Location:Gallery of Greece
DescriptionThis modelled vase, known as a 'plastic vase', is in the shape of a coiled snake with a painted pattern and incised scales
Collection:
Greek World
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