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Pottery: red-figured plate.
Design outlined in black on red ground, with border of wave pattern in black.
A female head to left, with kekryphalos, radiated sphendone, earrings, and necklace, and a curl in front of the ear; the head is left in the colour of the clay, and the features painted in black.
- Made in: Caere
- Diameter: 13.97 centimetres
Foot broken off.
Greek & Roman Antiquities
Group of Objects
Pottery: red-figured jar (stamnos) with a horseman, Eros and a winged Lasa below. On the other side are Apollo, a Lasa, Pan and a satyr. The painter was influenced by Athenian vase-painting. Pottery: red-figured askos (perfume or oil vase) in the form of a duck, decorated in relief with the figures of a girl and a youth. Pottery: red-figured bowl for mixing wine (calyx-krater). Apollo is seated in the centre, and below him the infant Herakles strangles the snakes, while his half-brother Iphikles reaches towards their nurse. On the right, Athena; on the left, Hermes with Artemis. Above left is Zeus with Hera or Alkmene, flanked by erotes; above right, Dionysos seated. Pottery: red-figured plate with a female head surrounded by a wave motif. Pottery: red-figured beaked jug (oinochoe), decorated with head of woman wearing sakkos.
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Object reference number: GAA810
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