Corinthian black-figure olpe decorated with animal friezes - ROM2018_16820_2

ROM2018_16820_2

Corinthian black-figure olpe decorated with animal friezes

Maker: Attributed to the Painter of Toronto 919.5.110
Medium:Wheel-thrown earthenware, slip-painted with incised details
Geography: Made in Corinth, Greece; findspot unknown
Date: about 625-615 BC
Period: Greek Archaic period
Object number: 919.5.110
Credit Line: Sigmund Samuel Collection
On view
Gallery Location:Gallery of Greece
DescriptionThis jug (olpe) is decorated in black-figure technique with four bands of animal friezes. The animals include lions, panthers, bulls, grazing goats and stags, sphinxes, sirens and a goose. It is dated to the Transitional period and was attributed by Amyx to the Painter of Toronto 919.5.110 as the name-vase of that painter.
Collection:
Greek World
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