A GREEK BLACK-FIGURED AMPHORA
PROBABLY EUBOEAN, CIRCA 6TH CENTURY B.C.
The obverse with Menelaus wearing a crested helmet, holding a sword and leading off Helen, an old man and warrior standing behind;
The reverse with bearded Priam, with head turned back, being led away by Neoptolemos, a mourning female and bearded man standing behind; rays above foot, details in added white and red
7½ in. (19 cm.) high
with Pino Donati, Arte Classica, Lugano, March 1981.