AN ATTIC BLACK-FIGURED LEKYTHOS
circa 520-510 b.c.
With a four-figure scene, a warrior and a woman in the center, the warrior armed with greaves and a crested helmet, his shield with a flying bird in white as the blazon, holding two spears horizontally, the chape of his scabbard projecting behind, his dog standing to his right, the woman wrapped in a himation, holding a wreath in her hand, with a youth to the right wrapped in a himation, holding a staff, and a second warrior to the left walking away but looking back, armed with greaves and a helmet, a shield and two spears; with dotted lotus bud chain on the neck, tongues above; details in added red and white
12 in. (30.48 cm) high