Pottery: black-figured neck-amphora. Side A. (a) Hector's body dragged by Achilles round the tomb of Patroclos: Achilles' quadriga is driven at full speed to right by his charioteer, Automedon, who is bearded, with fillet, and long white chiton with shoulder-belt and girdle, goad in right hand, reins in both. The nude body of Hector, who is bearded, is trailed face upwards behind the chariot, to which his legs are fastened. By the further side runs Achilles to right, looking back, bearded, with lofty visored helmet, cuirass, greaves, two spears, and shield with device of a tripod. His body appears, by an error of drawing, with upper part behind, and legs in front of, a mound-shaped tumulus, which represents the tomb of Patroclos; at its base is a snake to right, and in the field on the right is a tree. (b) Hermes leading goddesses to Paris: On the left is Hermes to right, bearded, with short chiton, embroidered chlamys, petasos, endromides, wand in right hand; left hand raised to petasos as if saluting Athene, who stands to right looking back at him. She has long tresses, with curls in front, high-crested helmet, aegis, long embroidered chiton with girdle, spear in right hand, left hand raised. On the right is Aphrodite looking back, with long tresses, fillet with ends hanging down, long chiton and himation, both embroidered, in right hand a branch, left hand extended.
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