Pottery: red-figured podanipter (foot-bath). Design red and white on black ground, with yellow accessories. Vertical handles with knobs on the top and on either side. Round the interior, white myrtle-wreath. Interior, in a medallion with border of wave-pattern: Female figure seated to left on an Ionic capital, painted white with yellow markings, and fluted; on the necking, diagonal lines. Her hair is tied in a bunch, and she wears a beaded fillet and open cap, earrings, double necklace, bracelets, long chiton, himation over lower limbs, veil drawn forward in right hand, and white shoes; in her left hand is a white ball attached to a string. Before her is a similar female figure (girdle, himation over right shoulder), in left hand a ball; in right hand she holds out a parasol, painted white with yellow markings. On the right is a youth to left with right foot on raised ground, white fillet ornamented with trefoils (ends hanging down), and chlamys over left arm, in right hand an alabastron, in left a prochoos; under his left arm is a knotted stick. Before him is a phiale, and behind is a plant; between his feet, a cista ornamented with wavy lines; the ground-lines are indicated. In the exergue, maeander in perspective, edged with white, and dots.

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Thing

Made Of
pottery
Type of Thing
podanipter
Techniques
painted
Ware
Red figure

Place

In Gallery
G73/74
Made In
Puglia

Time

Acquired In
1772
Made
330BC-310BC
Period/Culture
Apulian (Greek)

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