Terracotta fish plate
- Late Archaic
- late 6th–early 5th century B.C.
- Greek, Attic
- Terracotta; black-glaze
- H. 1 13/16 in. (4.6 cm); diameter 8 1/8 in. (20.7 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Rogers Fund, 1941
- Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 154
Although the symposium, a party devoted to drinking and entertainment, followed the evening meal, food and sweets could be served on plates like this to accompany the wine.