1. Of Athens, a maker of fictile vases, known by the inscription ΞΕΝΟΦΑΝΤΟΣ ΕΠΟΙΗΣΕΝ ΑΘΗΝ
, round the neck of a police,
found in a tomb at Kertch, the ancient Panticapaeum, in the Crimea, and now in the Museum at St. Petersburg.
The whole style of this vase is remarkable.
The figures upon it are partly painted red on a black ground, and partly modelled in relief in the yellowish clay of which the vessel is made, and decorated with colours and gilding; a style characteristic of the Athenian school. (R. Rochette, Lettre à M. Schorn,
p. 63, 2d ed.)