18 October 2005
AN ATTIC BLACK-FIGURE AMPHORA, ATTRIBUTED TO THE LEAGROS GROUP
LATE 6TH CENTURY B.C.
Side A: Ajax carrying over his shoulder the body of Achilles with his 'Boeotian' shield
Side B: two armed warriors running to the left, carrying shields and spears, wearing plumed helmets
Palmettes around the neck, four palmettes with scrolling stems flanking the handles, repaired with restored foot
9¼ in. (23.5 cm.) high
Wilhelm Horn (1870-1959); acquired from Rudolph Lepke, auction Katalog 1035, 12 November 1930, no. 451.
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Antiken aus rheinischem Privatbesitz, Rheinischen Landesmuseum, Bonn, 1973-1974.
Antiken aus rheinischem Privatbesitz, Rheinischen Landesmuseum, Bonn, 1973-1974, p. 40, no. 46, pl. 23, where it has been attributed to the Leagros Group.
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