H. 5 1/2 in. (14 cm)
diameter 5 3/16 in. (13.2 cm)
Fletcher Fund, 1926
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 161
The bird is enclosed in a metope bordered above by incised lines and painted dots and on the remaining sides by vine leaves. This kind of decoration anticipates the motifs of birds and tendrils on the white panels among the Museum's Roman frescoes from Boscotrecase.