Pottery: red-figured storage-jar (pointed amphora).
Designs pale red on black ground.
On the lip and neck, rude egg-moulding and tongue-pattern (?). Round the shoulder, tongue-pattern; under the handles, palmettes; below all round, maeander and chequer.
(a) Bearded male figure to right, with fillet, wrapped in a himation and leaning on a staff, with right hand extended to a female figure facing him; she has hair gathered under a net (kekryphalos), and fillet with long ends hanging down her back, long sleeved chiton, and himation in which left hand is wrapped; in right hand she holds out a basket to the male figure.
(b) Two ephebi confronted, the one on the left with fillet, wrapped in a himation, with arms advanced underneath it; the other has a fillet, himation over left shoulder, and right hand advanced, as if speaking.
- Made in: Vulci
- (Europe,Italy,Lazio,Viterbo (province),Vulci)
- Height: 40.1 centimetres
Greek & Roman Antiquities
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Object reference number: GAA819
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