Fragment of an Attic black-figure lidded-bowl with two animal friezes - ROM2018_16764_60

ROM2018_16764_60

Fragment of an Attic black-figure lidded-bowl with two animal friezes

Medium:Wheel-thrown earthenware, slip-painted with incised detail
Geography: Made in Athens, Greece; findspot unknown
Date: about 600-580 BC
Period: Greek Archaic period
Dimensions:
8.2 x 8.8 cm
Object number: 959.17.213
On view
Gallery Location:Gallery of Greece
DescriptionThis fragment of an Athenian lidded-bowl (lekanis) shows part of a seated sphinx and the tail of a bird in the top frieze, and the tail of a feline and back of a goat in the bottom frieze.
Collection:
Greek World
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