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Vase

  • Place of origin:

    Greece (made)

  • Date:

    5th Century BC (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Red earthenware with decoration in black and white details scratched through the glaze.

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by George Salting, Esq.

  • Museum number:

    C.2503-1910

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

On one side is the contest of Heracles with Nereus and on the other is a combat of two warriors with a bearded figure intervening. There are palmette motifs below the handles and a band of double palmettes around the neck. On the shoulder is a tongue pattern border and on the lower part of the body are three successive bands. First a net pattern then a band of lotus buds.

Place of Origin

Greece (made)

Date

5th Century BC (made)

Materials and Techniques

Red earthenware with decoration in black and white details scratched through the glaze.

Dimensions

Height: 32.1 cm, Diameter: 21.9 cm

Descriptive line

red earthenware with decoration in black and white, Attic 5th Century BC

Materials

Earthenware

Categories

Earthenware; Ceramics

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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