Pottery: red-figured column-krater (bowl for mixing wine and water). Designs red on black panels, with occasional yellow accessories, and borders of maeander and crosses below. Large style. On the tops of the handles, palmettes and volutes; at their lower junctions, palmettes; round the top of the lip, ivy-wreaths; below, in front, laurel-wreath. On the neck, each side, a panel with ivy-leaves and berries. (a) Departure of a warrior: On the right is a youthful warrior by the side of his horse, which he holds by the bridle; he has long hair, a short sleeved embroidered chiton with radiated borders, belt with yellow studs, and endromides laced up the front. The horse has a top-knot, and on the headstall are white studs. The warrior looks back to left at a female figure, and holds out a fluted phiale in his right hand, into which she pours wine from a four-handled vase, on which are chevron and other patterns in black on red; her hair is gathered in a mass behind under a broad fillet, and she wears earrings, necklace, bracelets, long sleeved chiton with rows of dots and apoptygma reaching to the knees, with girdle on which are white studs; behind her hangs a sword in its sheath, on which is a scroll-pattern. On the left is a youthful warrior looking to right, with long hair, short bordered embroidered chiton with belt on which are studs, and endromides laced up in front; he holds a spear in right hand and rests left hand on his shield, which has the device of a star; in front of the female figure is a tendril; above is visible the lower part of a shield, ornamented with wave-pattern and rays from the centre. (b) Four ephebi confronted in pairs; the two to right staff in hand, with bordered himatia over their left shoulders; the other two are wrapped in their bordered himatia, and the second from the left wears a fillet. Between the first and second from the left hangs the haunch of some animal; between the second and third a pair of halteres, and between the third and fourth a cross, perhaps representing the head of a torch.

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Thing

Made Of
pottery
Type of Thing
column krater
Subject
warrior
Techniques
painted
Ware
Red figure

Place

Found In
Basilicata
In Gallery
G73/67
Made In
Puglia

Time

Acquired In
1836
Made
420BC-390BC
Period/Culture
Apulian (Greek)

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