Animals, 1981, I, no. 103; and Noah's Ark, 1997, no. 6.
This amphora is unique among Greek black-figure vases in having no myth or human figures, but teeming instead with the variety of life in the surrounding sea. In a teasing moment, the vase's painter posed the crab with claws ready to grab at the feet of one of the birds. The bird got away, of course.