London, South Kensington
25 April 2001
A LARGE ATTIC BLACK-FIGURE LEKYTHOS
CIRCA 500 B.C.
Decorated with a departure scene flanked at either side by a standing youth wrapped in his himation, the scene showing a warrior standing to the side of a central horse, wearing a crested helmet and holding two spears, two other helmeted warriors standing in front and behind, each armed with a circular shield and spear, lotus bud chain and tongued frieze on the shoulder, with a presentation case
12¼ in. (31 cm. ) high
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