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Apulian red figured pottery epichysis.
Design red on black ground, with white accessories. Round the edge, wave-pattern; at the back, palmette and tendrils; on the body, white laurel-wreath. At the upper juncture of the handle are two female heads in relief.
Female figure reclining with feet to left, with hair tied in a bunch, open embroidered cap, earrings, double necklace, bracelets, long girt chiton fastened with fibulae on the shoulders, and sandals; in right hand a phiale with fruit, in left a mirror; ground-lines indicated.
- Made in: Apulia
- (Europe,Italy,Puglia,Apulia (region - archaic))
- Height: 18.4 centimetres
- Diameter: 9.5 centimetres
On display: G1/wp63/sh8
Found unregistered, but noted in the register that it was acquired before 1851 and is marked Hn Rm in pencil, indicating that it was exhibited in the Hamilton Room and was probably part of the Hamilton Collection.
Greek & Roman Antiquities
Apulian red figured pottery epichysis depicting a female figure reclining with her feet to the left, holding a phiale with fruit in her right hand and a mirror in her left hand; marked around the flange with a wave pattern, at the back with a palmette and tendrils, on the body with a white laurel wreath and at the upper juncture of the handle with two female heads in relief; white accessories, the lip has been restored and the spout is chipped.
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Object reference number: GAA67258
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