Pottery: red-figured neck-amphora (storage-jar), with twisted handles.
(a) Victorious poet reciting. On a plinth or bema, on which is inscribed KAΛΟNEI, καλος εΐ, a bearded, wreathed man in an himation which leaves his right shoulder free stands to right, resting his extended right hand on a knotted staff. From his open mouth proceed the first words of a metrical poem. (See Inscription).
(b) Flute-player: perhaps the accompanist of the poet in a. He stands on a smaller plinth to right playing on the flutes, which are attached by a phorbeia which has a broad band over the cheeks, to which are fastened two smaller bands by small rings, passing at the back of and over the head. He is wreathed, and has light hair on his cheeks: he wears a long sleeved chiton decorated with a band of pattern above the ankles, which flies back in wavy folds as if he were moving forward, shoes, and a short, fringed tunic of some thick material, decorated with a large chequer pattern. The chequers on… (See Merlin record for full description)
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