Rim/neck sherd of black figure pottery volute krater; interior: black with red line about one cm below top of rim, top of rim reserved on inside; on top and outside edge of rim, single meander running left; neck: thin brown line above and below frieze of figures; left to right: head of youth (red fillet) to right; upper part of youth to right with left hand raised (incised line of garment at neck and left elbow, red fillet); upper part of female to right (white flesh, peplos with over-fold with incisions, faded rosette of dots, incised circle for pin); nude youth to right; bearded male, larger than other figures, seated to right on folding stool (red hair and beard, himation with incised folds, dab of red and faded rosettes, faded white on pivot pins of stool); youth to left, red fillet on head, circlet (faded colour) in left hand, right hand raised with drapery (red fold, faded rosettes) over arm; female to left (white flesh, peplos with neckline decorated with incised ovolos, bodice with white rosette, red panel on skirt); upper part of nude youth to right (red fillet); facing him a nude youth (red fillet) holding a faded white cockerell (badly damaged) to left under his left arm; upper part of draped youth to right (red fillet, red on himation); far right, white hand of woman to left.
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