Black Figure Amphora

Black Figure Amphora

Made By: Greek

Date: ca. 500-480 BCE
Medium: terracotta
Dimensions:
Overall: 8 1/16 in. (20.5 cm)
circumference: 15 7/16 in. (39.2 cm)
rim: 3 3/4 in. (9.5 cm)
Classification: ANCIENT
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. John W. Field in memory of her husband
Object number: 1887.1.40
Descriptionpink clay with gray slip and black figures [black and red slip glaze with incised decoration-FTL]; An amphora is a jar with two vertical handles.
Inscribed: old label on base:CG6
Terms
  • palmetto leaves
  • warriors
  • shield
  • helmet
  • sphinx
  • spear
Not on view
In Collection(s)
Exhibitions:Object Lab Fall 2019