- Museum number
Pottery: black-figured amphora. Designs black on red panels with borders of lotus and honeysuckle along the top; accessories of white and purple.
(a) Departure of warrior: A quadriga to right, in which stands the charioteer, beardless, in long white chiton with purple girdle, holding goad in right hand, reins in both; behind him is a beardless figure, in long chiton and himation, looking back to left. By the side of the quadriga stands a warrior to right looking back, fully armed, with short purple chiton and shield. Confronting him is a bearded male figure in long chiton and himation; at the horses' heads a similar figure to left, his himation embroidered.
(b) Race of hoplites (?): Two warriors moving to right, in visored helmets, short purple chitons, and greaves, with spears in right hands, and shields; the second one wears a cuirass, the first a skin over his chiton. Behind each of them stands a paidotribes (trainer) (?), the first to right looking back, the second to left, both bearded, in long chitons and striped embroidered himatia, holding wands in their hands.
On the foot, incised characters.
- Production date
- 540BC (circa)
Height: 46.99 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- BM Cat. Vases
For incised characters, see Old Catalogue. pl. B585.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Greek and Roman
- Registration number