Attic black-figure amphora with pairs of cocks and lions and a bearded man's head - ROM2018_16837_25

ROM2018_16837_25

Attic black-figure amphora with pairs of cocks and lions and a bearded man's head

Maker: Attributed to the Painter of Vatican 309
Medium:Wheel-thrown earthenware, slip-painted with incised details
Geography: Made in Athens, Greece; findspot unknown
Date: about 560-550 BC
Period: Greek Archaic period
Dimensions:
33.4 x 22.4 cm
Object number: 972.182.2
On view
Gallery Location:Gallery of Greece
DescriptionAthenian amphora (wine jar) decorated in black-figure technique. On one side is a pair of cocks facing each other, and on the other is a pair of lions facing each other. On each side of the neck of the amphora is the bearded head of a man facing left. On the underside of the vase is the remains of a dipito mark and graffito. Attributed to the Painter of Vatican 309 by John Hayes.
Collection:
Greek World
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