Pottery: two joined sherds from a red-figured krater.
Combat. A warrior, of whom the back part of the helmet and crest and most of his shield is preserved, has fallen backward to left, supporting himself on the edge of his shield with his right arm, spear in right hand to protect himself against an opponent of whom only a part of the right thigh is preserved. The shield has for device two dolphins in silhouette, the upper to right, the lower to left, and surrounded by an imitation (?) inscription, ... -OAΣK... [possibly ό δείνα καλός; the spacing of the letters would suit such an inscription].
Drawing, late. Part of the ivy pattern forming the left-hand border is preserved.
- Made in: Attica
- Height: 4.5 centimetres (max)
- Width: 4.6 centimetres (max)
Inscription Commentpossibly an imitation inscription
Greek & Roman Antiquities
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Object reference number: GAA54549
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