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Red figured pottery pelike.
Designs red on black ground, with white accessories. Above, (a) rosettes and white balls, (b) laurel-wreath. Under the handles, palmettes; below, all round, wave-pattern.
(a) Youth to right, with beaded fillet, himation over left arm, and wreath in right hand, holding out a phiale in left hand. Facing him is a female figure with hair in a bunch, radiated open cap, earrings, necklace, bracelets, long girt chiton fastened on shoulders with a stripe down the front, and sandals; in right hand a mirror, in left a tympanon. Above, a rosette, wreath, and window; between them, a convolvulus-flower; behind the youth, a myrtle.
(b) Two ephebi confronted, with fillets, himatia, and sandals; the one on the right has a staff; between them, halteres.
- Made in: Apulia
- (Europe,Italy,Puglia,Apulia (region - archaic))
- Excavated/Findspot: Nola, 143
- (Europe,Italy,Campania,Naples (province),Nola)
- Height: 28.5 centimetres
On display: G1/wp52/sh9
Greek & Roman Antiquities
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Object reference number: GAA66989
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