A FRAGMENTARY ATTIC BLACK-FIGURED PLATE
circa 525-510 b.c.
The tondo preserving a combat between two warriors, each wearing a belted chiton and a chlamys, armed with a crested Corinthian helmet and greaves, wielding a spear in his raised right hand, and carrying a Boeotian shield in his left, the warrior to the right with a now-faded tripod and a dolphin divided by incised zigzag as the shield device, original polychrome details now faded, enclosed within concentric bands, the underside with large concentric bands
9¼ in. (23.49 cm) wide as preserved