Fragment of black-figure East Greek bowl showing a sphinx or griffin - ROM2018_16846_9

ROM2018_16846_9

Fragment of black-figure East Greek bowl showing a sphinx or griffin

Medium:Wheel-thrown earthenware, slip-painted with incised detail
Geography: Made in North Ionia, Turkey; excavated at Naukratis, Egypt
Date: about 600-580 BC
Period: Greek Archaic period
Dimensions:
5.8 x 7.9 x 40 cm
Object number: 910X234.19
On view
Gallery Location:Gallery of Greece
DescriptionFragment from an East Greek bowl, possibly a dinos, decorated on the outside in black-figure technique with part of a sphinx or griffin. The inside is decorated with painted bands and incised floral chains.
Collection:
Greek World
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