Terracotta plate

Period:
Archaic
Date:
6th century B.C.
Culture:
Lydian
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 2 1/8 in. (5.4 cm)
diameter 10 1/8 in. (25.7 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Gift of The American Society for the Exploration of Sardis, 1914
Accession Number:
14.30.19
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 152
This plate, covered with white slip and decorated with delicate geometric and floral designs, imitates vessels made on Rhodes, Chios, and other Greek islands.
Excavated at Sardis

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1917. Handbook of the Classical Collection. p. 53, fig. 30, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1930. Handbook of the Classical Collection. pp. 322, 325, fig. 227, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. p. 192, pl. 32f, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

Oliver, Andrew Jr. 1968. "Lydia." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 26(5): p. 199, fig. 8.