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Updated: 14 April 2015
Apulian red figured pottery olpe.
Design red on black ground, with white accessories. Round the upper part, egg-moulding and volutes; at the back, palmette and tendrils.
Female head to left, with hair tied in a bunch, open embroidered cap, radiated in front, earrings, and necklace; in the field, an ivy-leaf and ball.
- Made in: Apulia
- (Europe,Italy,Puglia,Apulia (region - archaic))
- Height: 11.2 centimetres
BM Cat. Vases
D'Hancarville, ii. pl. 127.
Noted on the record card that there was not a vase previously marked with this registration number, the registration number was allocated to this Hamilton vase in 1978 as it matched D'Hancarville's MS Catalogue description.
Greek & Roman Antiquities
Apulian red figured pottery olpe depicting a female head facing towards the left, with her hair tied in a bunch, an open embroidered cap, earings and a necklace, in the field is an ivy leaf and a ball; white accessories; marked around the upper part of the body with egg moulding and volutes and a palmette and tendrils at the back.
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Object reference number: GAA66982
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