London, South Kensington
25 April 2001
AN APULIAN RED-FIGURE COLUMN KRATER
SECOND QUARTER OF 4TH CENTURY B.C.
Side A: a naked youth offers a laden phiale, a cloak hanging over his arm and carrying a situla out behind him, opposite a female stands dressed in a chiton holding out a wreath and carries behind a thyrsos, a laurel swag above and a plinth between them
Side B: two standing youths wrapped in himations, one holding a staff, with a foliate tendril between them, a pair of jumping weights above
Two vertical columns of dots frame the scenes, a band of meander with dotted crossed squares below, rays above, the neck panel with a band of ivy and dotted rosettes, the rim overhang with double row of dots, a band of wave above with palmettes over the handles, repaired
17 in. (43.3 cm.) high
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