AN ATTIC BLACK-FIGURE COLUMN KRATER
CIRCA LATE 6TH CENTURY B.C.
Side A: a quadriga driven by a bearded charioteer with shield on his back, an armed warrior standing by the side, his shield emblazoned with an anchor, behind him a bearded older man with another helmeted warrior, another warrior standing in front of the horses, his shield with serpent blazon
Side B: three armed warriors wearing crested helmets, greaves and holding spears, their circular shields emblazoned with a leg, tripod and forepart of a lion
Rim: each side with lion flanked by two boars, palmette and scrolling tendrils over each handle
Repaired with some overpainting and added incision
13 in. (33 cm.) high