Fragment of an Attic black-figure amphora showing a woman and man - 910x234.31_2

910x234.31_2

Fragment of an Attic black-figure amphora showing a woman and man

Medium:Wheel-thrown earthenware, slip-painted with incised detail.
Geography: Made in Athens, Greece; excavated at Naukratis, Egypt
Date: about 530-510 BC
Period: Greek Archaic period
Dimensions:
5.2 x 4.1 cm
Object number: 910X234.31
Not on view
DescriptionFragment from the body of an Attic closed vessel, probably an amphora (wine jar).  The black figure decoration shows the chiton and feet of a woman facing left, and possibly feet of a man facing right, although this may actually be a decorative motif.
Collection:
Greek World
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