Rim fragment of an East Greek black-figure amphora showing a siren or sphinx - ROM2014_14158_21

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Rim fragment of an East Greek black-figure amphora showing a siren or sphinx

Medium:Wheel-thrown earthenware, slip-painted.
Geography: Made at Klazomenai, Turkey; excavated at Naukratis, Egypt
Date: about 550-530 BC
Period: Greek Archaic period
Object number: 910X234.58
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Gallery Location:Gallery of Greece
DescriptionFragment from the rim of a Klazomenian East Greek amphora decorated in black figure technique with the head and wing of a siren or sphinx.
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