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Plate (Attic geometric black-figure ware)
775 BCE-725 BCE

Medium
earthenware
Measurements
5.2 × 26.9 × 22.6 cm
Place/s of Execution
Attica, Greece
Accession Number
D135-1981
Department
Antiquities
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1981
Gallery location
The Ancient World
Level 2, NGV International
Description
Shallow plate with ribbon handles. Buff clay decorated with red-brown paint. The interior is red/brown except for a broad reserved band. On the exterior base is an eight point petalled star with dot rosettes between petals. There is a vertical leaf-shape pattern band around the exterior body, a brown stripe along the edge of the handles and brown strokes on the rim.