Terracotta neck-amphora (storage jar)
- ca. 540 B.C.
- Rhodian (Fikellura)
- H. 9 7/8 in. (25 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Klejman, 1965
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The Fikellura pottery style, named after a modern place on Rhodes, was produced in the southern part of the East Greek region from the second quarter to the end of the sixth century B.C. In most cases, the body of the vase was divided into zones. At first, the zones included men and animals, as on this example; later, they were confined to vegetal and linear decoration.
Said to be from Düver in Anatolia
Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1979. Greek Art of the Aegean Islands. no. 125, p. 166, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Markoe, Glenn and Nancy J. Serwint. 1985. Animal Style on Greek and Etruscan Vases : An Exhibition at the Robert Hull Fleming Museum. no. 33, pp. 31, 34, Burlington, Vermont: Robert Hull Fleming Museum, University of Vermont.