Terracotta neck-amphora (jar)
- Attributed to the Painter of London B 76
- ca. 570–560 B.C.
- Greek, Attic
- Terracotta; black-figure
- H. 13 9/16 in. (34.4 cm); diameter of mouth 5 11/16 in. (14.4 cm); diameter of foot 4 9/16 in. (11.5 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Fletcher Fund, 1956
- Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
On the body, obverse, two warriors in combat
Reverse, two roosters facing
On the neck, obverse and reverse, head of a man
The aggressiveness of roosters was well familiar to the ancient Greeks. The subjects on each side of this vase may be considered complementary.