Fragment of a terracotta oinochoe (jug). Culture: East Greek, Milesian, Fikellura. Dimensions: H. of a 5 3/4 in. (14.6 cm); length of b 3 1/2 in. (8.9 cm). Date: ca. 560-550 B.C.. On the shoulder, deer attacked by sphinxes and griffins, water birds On the body, bull attacked by lion This fine fragment represents an early phase in the development of Fikellura pottery. In the animal groups as well as the drawing, there is a vitality that later subsides. The name Fikellura derives from a site on the island of Rhodes to which this fabric has been attributed. It is now established that the cente

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Fragment of a terracotta oinochoe (jug). Culture: East Greek, Milesian, Fikellura. Dimensions: H. of a 5 3/4 in. (14.6 cm); length of b 3 1/2 in. (8.9 cm). Date: ca. 560-550 B.C.. On the shoulder, deer attacked by sphinxes and griffins, water birds On the body, bull attacked by lion This fine fragment represents an early phase in the development of Fikellura pottery. In the animal groups as well as the drawing, there is a vitality that later subsides. The name Fikellura derives from a site on the island of Rhodes to which this fabric has been attributed. It is now established that the cente
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Fragment of a terracotta oinochoe (jug). Culture: East Greek, Milesian, Fikellura. Dimensions: H. of a 5 3/4 in. (14.6 cm); length of b 3 1/2 in. (8.9 cm). Date: ca. 560-550 B.C.. On the shoulder, deer attacked by sphinxes and griffins, water birds On the body, bull attacked by lion This fine fragment represents an early phase in the development of Fikellura pottery. In the animal groups as well as the drawing, there is a vitality that later subsides. The name Fikellura derives from a site on the island of Rhodes to which this fabric has been attributed. It is now established that the center of production was Miletus. Museum: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA.

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