Pottery: red-figured hydria.
(1) Two Heroes (possibly Achilles and Ajax) casting lots before the statue of Athene. In the centre Athene stands to right, but looking to left, with right hand holding a spear obliquely across her breast, and left holding up her helmet: her hair is apparently in crobylos form (badly drawn), and she wears ear-rings, necklace, aegis with scale pattern and a fringe of conventionalised tabs, and a long tight-fitting sleeved chiton, decorated with crosses and trefoils. In the background behind her is a base, of rectangular form, cut by two horizontal lines: on each side is a bearded hero seated on a square base, leaning forward with left resting on two spears, and extending right as if to throw the dice (not indicated): their dress is indistinctly rendered, but it seems to consist of a short chiton, a loin cloth, parameridia, and greaves, both decorated with spirals: the one on right has a heavy sword hanging by a cross-belt. Behind each is his shield (see… (See Merlin record for full description)
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