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Pottery: black-figured amphora. Designs black on red panels, having accessories of purple and white, and bands of lotus and honeysuckle patterns interlacing along the top.
(a) Leto with the infants Apollo and Artemis in her arms: On the left, Hermes to right, bearded, with petasos, short chiton, and embroidered chlamys, caduceus in right hand, left raised. Next, Dionysos to right, bearded, with long hair, ivy-wreath, long chiton with purple spots, and purple and black himation with rosettes, in right hand a vine-branch with three clusters of grapes, in left a keras; next to him is Leto to right, looking back at him, with long tresses, fillet, and long embroidered chiton, with diploidion; in her arms are the infant Apollo (in the left) and Artemis (in the right), the latter in a short chiton, flesh painted black. On right is a youthful Satyr (?) to left, with ivy-wreath, and an ivy-branch in right hand.
(b) Four Satyrs: In the centre, one with long hair rides on a goat, left hand holding its horns, in right hand an ivy-branch. Behind is a Satyr with fillet, belabouring the goat with open right hand; behind him another, to right, dancing, with left hand raised. In front of the goat is a fourth Satyr to left, carrying an askos on his shoulder.
- Production date
- 520BC (circa)
Height: 41.91 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- BM Cat. Vases
Gerhard, A.V. i. 55, and p. 182.
- Not on display
- A small piece chipped out of the rim.
- Acquisition date
- Greek and Roman
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