27 October 2004
A LATE CORINTHIAN POTTERY AMPHORA, NEAR THE TYDAEUS PAINTER
CIRCA 550 B.C.
Side A: a cockerel with lotus bud above its back, dot and zigzag border above, worn
Side B: a winged siren with rosette, similar band above, heavily repainted
The black-glazed body with red line borders around the panels, reserved band above foot with painted double rays, repaired and restored with over-painting
14 in. (35.5 cm.) high
Acquired in Fribourg, Germany, 1993.
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