- Museum number
Apulian red figured pottery pelike.
Designs red on black ground, with white accessories. Above (a) laurel-wreath and wave-pattern, (b) laurel-wreath; under the handles, palmettes; below, maeander and crosses.
(a) Toilet-scene: Female figure seated in a chair to left, with hair gathered in an embroidered double sphendone, earrings, necklace, bracelets, long girt chiton, bordered himation, and sandals; in right hand she holds up a mirror. Before her is a youth with fillet, bordered drapery over left arm, and sandals, right hand resting on left, which holds a staff; behind him is a stele on which is a fruit. On the right is a female figure to left, with curly hair, fillet wound twice round her head, bracelets, long chiton with a stripe down the side and apoptygma fastened on shoulders, bordered himation over arms held in left hand; in right she holds an alabastron over the first figure. Above, a cista.
(b) Ephebos to left with fillet, strigil in right hand, and bordered himation over left shoulder; before him, a stele on which is a fruit. Facing him are two ephebi with fillets, the first wrapped in a himation, with sandals, the other with himation over left shoulder, holding a staff.
- Production date
Height: 35 centimetres
- On display (G1/wp47/sh5)
- Acquisition date
- Greek and Roman
- Registration number