Pottery: wheel-made bell krater of Furumark type FS 281 with ring base and round handles attached vertically at the side; buff clay with buff polished slip decorated with dark brown lustrous paint; rim is painted with one encircling ring below and three encircling rings around the widest part; within the panel, on each side, there are two antithetic birds around a checkerboard and two sea anenome motifs; part of the krater has been reconstructed.
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