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Pottery: Campanian lebes gamikos.
Designs red on black ground, with accessories of white and yellow. On the shoulder, large knobs, and palmette-patterns in white and yellow; below, egg-moulding in white and black on red; below the designs, wave-pattern; below the handles, palmettes. Round the cover, wave-pattern.
On the cover, above, two female heads to left, with caps, beaded ampykes, earrings, and necklaces; between them, palmettes; on the top is a lepaste on which is wave-pattern, and on its cover (a) a dog (?) running to left, (b) a thrush to left with a worm in its mouth; ground-lines indicated by dots; between them, palmettes. Attached to this cover is a small lebes gamikos with cover, on which are two female heads to left, each with hair in a knot, close embroidered cap, and necklace; between them, palmettes.
(a) A female figure seated to left on a rock, with hair in a knot, wreath, earrings, necklace, bracelets, strings of beads over right shoulder and round left thigh, drapery under her; she holds out a pigeon by the wings in right hand, at which a cat springs up on its hind-legs. Before her is a female figure with hair gathered up under a beaded ampyx, earrings, necklace, bracelets, long chiton with beaded girdle, mirror in right hand; in left she holds out an apple. Above her are a taenia and a wreath; behind the first, a window.
(b) A female figure seated on a rock to left, with hair in a knot, open cap beaded in front, earrings, necklace, bracelets/string of beads over right shoulder, drapery over lower limbs, in right hand a string of fruit, in left a mirror. Facing her is a nude youth with wreath, string of beads over left shoulder and round right thigh, and bracelets, in right hand a knotty stick, in left a wreath. Above, two taeniae; below, flowers and a phiale.
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Height: 45.72 centimetres
- On display (G20a/dc31)
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- Greek and Roman
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