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Pottery: black-figured amphora. Designs black on red panels, with borders of lotus-buds along the top; accessories of white and purple.
(a) Departure of a warrior: Quadriga to left, in which stand a charioteer, beardless, with fillet, and long white chiton, holding reins and goad, and a warrior with high-crested visored helmet, greaves, two spears, and shield with device of a lion seated to right looking back, with left paw raised. Behind is an archer advancing to left, beardless, with high Phrygian cap, close-fitting jerkin and anaxyrides in one piece, bow in right hand, and quiver in left with open lid. At the further side of the horses is a similar archer to left; in front of him a warrior to left looking back, with a lofty double-crested helmet and shield on which two pellets are visible. In front of the horses is an archer advancing to left, in a peaked cap, close-fitting jerkin, and anaxyrides, with bow in right hand, quiver, and sword at left side. The leather dress of all three archers is indicated by incised lines.
(b) On the left is an aged man to right, with long white tresses and beard, long chiton and himation, staff in left hand. Towards him advances a warrior with lofty visored helmet and greaves, two spears, and shield with device of an anchor, followed by another similarly armed, with the forepart of a lion as device on his shield; by the further side of the latter walks an archer, bearded, with Phrygian cap, bow and quiver. Behind them is an old man, also to left, with long white tresses and beard, long chiton and embroidered himation, in right hand a staff, and behind him an archer to left, beardless, in tight-fitting jerkin, otherwise as the last.
Beneath the foot is incised: ΓΕ.
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Height: 46.99 centimetres
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2010-2012 20 Oct-9 Dec, Luton, Wardown Park, Ancient Greeks
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- Greek and Roman
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