Pottery: red-figured amphora of Panathenaic shape.
(a) A reveller (?). A nude wreathed ephebos walks with bent knees to right, looking back, and holding out by one handle in his right a large diota. Over his left shoulder he carries a knotted staff. A mantle is festooned at his back, one end hanging over the end of his staff, the other end passing over his left elbow.
(b) A similar figure, also walking to right and looking back, as he pours wine on the ground from an oinochoe in his right hand: with his left arm he clasps to his chest a large diota, around which a black wreath is painted, hanging from the handles down the body: in his hand he carries a cotyle painted in black silhouette. Each figure has whiskers.
Large severe style. Purple wreaths and wine. Brown inner markings and whiskers. Eye in archaic type, with inner angle open. Hair edged with dots. Each design is enclosed within a panel composed of four double red lines, and bounded at the top by a band of tongue. Around the neck, a linked lotus bud pattern: around the bottom of the body, rays.
- Made in: Attica
- Height: 35.56 centimetres
Broken, but designs intact: one handle restored.
Greek & Roman Antiquities
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Object reference number: GAA7234
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