From:Teece Museum of Classical Antiquities
About this objectAn olpe, typically used as a vessel to pour wine or water. This type of vase was popular in Corinth and Athens and features dark brown/black paint with a frieze of animals across the middle body. The frieze features a panther, a swan, two lions, and two goats. There has been red and white paint added to the decor of the vase around the neck and on the animals. Incision is used to add detail.
MakerAttributed to the Achradina Painter
Date Madeca. 625-600 BC
Medium and MaterialsCeramic; Pottery
Style and IconographyArchaic
Style and IconographyOrientalising
Style and IconographyCorinthian
MeasurementsHeight (to lip) 204mm; Diameter 122mm.
Named CollectionThe James Logie Memorial Collection, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
Credit LineDonated by M.K. Steven, 1960
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