Fragment of an Attic black-figure mixing-bowl showing a lotus pattern - ROM2018_16846_11

ROM2018_16846_11

Fragment of an Attic black-figure mixing-bowl showing a lotus pattern

Maker: Attributed to the Nettos (Nessos) Painter
Medium:Wheel-thrown earthenware, slip-painted with incised detail
Geography: Made in Athens, Greece; excavated at Naukratis, Egypt
Date: about 600-580 BC
Period: Greek Archaic period
Object number: 910X234.20
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Gallery Location:Gallery of Greece
DescriptionFragment of an Athenian bowl for mixing wine (a dinos or krater) decorated in early black-figure technique with a lotus palmette pattern. Attributed to the Nettos/Nessos Painter by Boardman, but attributed to the Gorgon Painter by Venit. According to Boardman this is one of the earliest Attic finds from Naukratis.
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