Pottery: red-figured calyx-krater (wine-bowl).
Designs red on black ground, with white accessories; Etruscan style. Below the designs, palmettos.
(a) Suicide of Ajax (Aivas): Ajax, nude and bearded, wearing a wreath, is fallen on his knees to left over his sword, which comes out through his body by his left shoulder; blood is visible round the wound and the handle of the sword. On the left is his shield; above, a garment with border of dots suspended on two pegs. On the right are a large sheath suspended by a white band, a tree-stump, and a garment suspended on two pegs. The scene takes place in Ajax's tent; the ground is indicated below. Above Ajax is painted a retrograde inscription in white.
(b) Actaeon devoured by his hounds: Actaeon is nude and bearded, with wreath and white endromides; he moves away to right, turning back and endeavouring to drive back the hounds with a crook held in right hand; two attack him on either side, and one seizes his right thigh in his … (See Merlin record for full description)
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