Pottery: red-figured volute-krater (bowl for mixing wine and water). Modern foot. Designs red on black ground, with white, yellow, and purple accessories, sparingly used and much worn away on obverse. Round the lip, each side, egg-moulding; underneath, wave-pattern. On the neck, (a) above the design, laurel-wreath with berries; (b) laurel-wreath and palmettes. Above the designs, egg- and tongue-patterns; below, all round, maeander and crosses; below the handles, palmettes. The handles terminate above in masks of Io, with dishevelled black hair and cows' horns, faces white on obverse, red on reverse; below, swans' heads, as before. On the neck (a): Female head to right, rising from the calyx of a flower, with curly hair gathered in a bunch at the back, radiated open cap, earrings, and necklace; on either side are luxuriant spiral tendrils and flowers. (a) Offerings at heroon: A distyle Ionic heroon, with dentils under the cornice, anthemia, pattern of volutes along the base in white on red, columns, mouldings, and ornaments white. In it is a youth represented as if moving to left, with pilos, purple chlamys fastened with a fibula in front, two spears over right shoulder, and white shield; his flesh has been painted white. On the left of the heroon, below, is a female figure seated on a rock to left, looking back and holding a taenia in both hands; her hair is gathered in a bunch at the back, and she wears a radiated open cap, earrings, necklace, bracelets, long girt chiton, himation over knees, and sandals. On a higher level is a youth to right, leaning forward on a knotted staff, with wreath, and drapery on left arm, holding out an ivy-branch in right hand; above the female figure is a taenia. On the right, below, is a youth leaning forward to right, with right foot raised on a rock; he has a wreath and drapery gathered over right knee, and in left hand a knotted staff; in right he holds out a flower resembling the convolvulus; behind him is a plant. Above is a female figure seated to right, looking back, holding in right hand an ivy-branch, and in left a box with open lid; in front of her is a taenia. She wears a radiated embroidered cap, earrings, double necklace, bracelets, long girt chiton, himation and sandals. In the field, four flowers; the ground rises on either side of the heroon, the lines being indicated by white dots. (b) Offerings at stele: In the centre is a tall stele with pediment on which are three white anthemia; round the top is a band of chevron pattern, and on the base a laurel-wreath, both in white; a black and a white taenia are tied round it. On the left is a female figure with left foot raised on a rock, about to place a laurel-branch on the stele; her hair is gathered under a radiated open cap, and she wears earrings, necklace, bracelets, long girt chiton, and sandals; behind her is an embroidered taenia. Above is a youth seated on a rock to left, looking back, with fillet round head and drapery under him, holding a branch with fruit in left hand, and a phiale containing fruit in right. On the right is a youth about to place a phiale containing fruit on the stele; from it hangs an ivy-wreath; he wears a fillet, and drapery over left arm, and in left hand is a knotted staff. Above is a female figure to left (as the other, but no earrings), with wreath in left hand and pyxis in right containing fruit. In the field, three rosettes; ground-lines indicated by white dots.
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