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Pottery: red-figured pelike.
(a) A woman standing to front beside a diphros with striped cushion half
seen, wearing sleeved chiton, himation, radiated sphendone, and earrings. Her
left hand (under himation) rests on her hip, her right is extended and her head turned to left. Over her, ΚΑΛΗ, καλή. She seems to challenge
(b) A bearded man leaning on staff, wreathed and wearing mantle, who looks to right. Behind him an aryballos with straps hangs from a hook (?). Above him the answer (?) ΕΙΣΦΟΔΡΑ, eι σφόδρα.
Drawing good period, but careless. Purple wreaths, rays, and inscriptions, brown for beard and lower folds of chiton. Below, a strip of key pattern; above, of egg moulding.
- Production date
- 440BC (circa)
Height: 20.32 centimetres
- On display (G20a/dc38)
- Acquisition date
- Greek and Roman
- Registration number