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Flat circular disc broken from a shank. Has fine black glaze, except disc of red on top. Found in the Asklepieion, Athens.

Provenance

By 1877: Francis Amory Collection (said to have been found on the site of the temple of Aesculapius, Acropolis of Athens); gift of Francis Amory to MFA, October 1877

Credit Line

Gift of Francis Amory

Greek,

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 0.074 D.

Accession Number

77.222

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Glaze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels