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Plate with Birds

Attributed to the Circle of the Crane Painter680 - 660 B.C.

The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum

On the exterior of the plate are painted five speckled birds with patches of herringbone decoration beneath them. The interior is decorated with concentric bands.

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  • Title: Plate with Birds
  • Creator: Attributed to the Circle of the Crane Painter
  • Date: 680 - 660 B.C.
  • Location Created: Caere, Etruria, Italy
  • Physical Dimensions: 35 cm (13 3/4 in.)
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Terracotta
  • Source Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Villa Collection, Malibu, California, Gift of Barbara and Lawrence Fleischman
  • Object Type: Plate
  • Object Status: Permanent Collection
  • Number: 96.AE.137.2
  • Display Location: Currently on view at: Getty Villa, Gallery 201C, Peristyle, Animals in Antiquity
  • Department: Antiquities
  • Culture: Etruscan (Caeretan)
  • Credit Line: Gift of Barbara and Lawrence Fleischman
  • Classification: Vessels

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