Terracotta fish-plate

Attributed to the Helgoland Painter

Period: Late Classical

Date: ca. 350–325 B.C.

Culture: Greek, South Italian, Campanian

Medium: Terracotta; red-figure

Dimensions: H. 2 1/4 in. (5.7 cm)
Diameter 8 3/4 in. (22.2 cm)

Classification: Vases

Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1906

Accession Number: 06.1021.241

Description

Two bream and a torpedo fish are featured around the center of this fish-plate, with two scallops, a mussel, murex, and shrimp illustrated in the background.

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