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Miniature olpe (Attic black-glaze ware)
4th century BCE

Medium
earthenware
Measurements
14.0 × 8.0 × 6.9 cm
Place/s of Execution
Greece
Accession Number
863-D2
Department
Antiquities
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented by Professor Gregory, 1909
Gallery location
19th Century European Paintings Gallery
Level 2, NGV International
Description
Small jug with single strap handle from body to rim, looping above rim at greatest height. Plain, slightly flared rim. Base slightly concave on underside. Decorated in black glaze all over except underside of foot. Glaze extends into interior for 1.5 cm. Glaze is carelessly applied. Clay is pink-buff.