- Museum number
Apulian red figured pottery pelike.
Designs red on black ground, with accessories of white and yellow. Above each side, laurel-wreath; below, all round, maeander and crosses; under the handles, palmettes.
(a) Offerings at stele: Female figure looking to right, leaning with left arm on a stele ornamented with rows of yellow dots; she has hair tied in a bunch under an embroidered open cap radiated in front, earrings, necklace, bracelets, long girt chiton fastened on shoulders, and sandals; in right hand a mirror, in left she holds out a phiale with fruit and a myrtle sprig. On the right is a youth to left, with myrtle wreath, and left hand muffled in drapery holding staff, holding out a wreath in right hand over an altar on a base ornamented as the stele; the altar tapers upwards, and on it is a sprig of myrtle. Above, two rosettes.
(b) Two ephebi confronted, each with bordered himation over left shoulder, sandals, and staff; above hangs a ball.
- Production date
Height: 30.20 centimetres
- On display (G1/wp52/sh8)
- Acquisition date
- Greek and Roman
- Registration number