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Object Number: MS5696
Current Location: Greece Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:South Italian
Provenience: Mediterranean
Manufacture Location: South Italy
Period: Hellenistic Period
Late Classical Greek Period
Date Made: 399-300 BC
Early Date: -399
Late Date: -300
Technique:Red Figure
Torpedo fish
Height: 0.06cm
Outside Diameter:0.23cm
Credit Line:Gift of Nina C. Lea, 1921


Campanian red-figure fish plate. On floor of plate: two large fish (bream or perch) and a torpedo fish. Around edge of overhanging rim is a laurel wreath. Low foot with short broad stem. Overhanging rim is nearly vertical in profile. Foot mended. Underside, foot, stem and central depression unglazed.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Ancient Greek World (08 May 1994)View Objects in Exhibition


[Book] Trendall, A. D. & McPhee, Ian. 1987. Greek Red-figured Fish-plates. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 91, IIC 156View Objects cited in this Publication

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