Pottery: red-figured squat lekythos (oil bottle).
Design red on black ground, with white accessories. Above and below, wave-pattern; at the back, palmette and tendrils.
Female figure moving to right, looking back, with hair gathered under an embroidered cap radiated in front, the ends tied with a string, earrings, necklace of pendants, bracelets, long embroidered bordered chiton and apoptygma; over each arm a white taenia, in right hand a tympanon and an embroidered garment, in left a wreath; below her a ball, and on the right a taenia and a phiale; in the field, a flower.
- 310BC-300BC (circa)
- Made in: Campania
- Height: 24.5 centimetres
- Diameter: 12.6 centimetres
- Weight: 568 grammes
- Height: 24.13 centimetres
BM Cat. Vases
D'Hancarville, iii. pl. 71.
Greek & Roman Antiquities
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Object reference number: GAA4764
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