AN ITALO-CORINTHIAN POLYCHROME AMPHORA
circa early 6th century b.c.
The body with a band of figures all moving left, including a dog with a bird standing on its back, a lion with a dotted face and an enormous projecting red tongue, a gesticulating bearded man, a snake in the space between him and the lion, a dog, a centaur holding tendrils in his outstretched hands, and a sphinx with voluted wings, all incised; with details in added red and white, the shoulders with a band of tongues, a row of dots low on the neck and on the rim
127/8 in. (32.7 cm) high