Apulian style red figured pottery hydria. Design red on black ground, with accessories of white and yellow. On the neck, laurel-wreath; below the design, maeander; at the back, palmettes. The bottom of the vase is pierced. Offerings at stele: In the centre is a stele with spirals on the base; on the top a fruit and a large kylix with white markings; round the stele is tied a taenia, and on the right are two yellow taeniae. On the left is a female figure to right on raised ground, with hair in a bunch, radiated open cap, beaded fillet, earrings, necklace, bracelets, long girt chiton, himation on left arm, and sandals, in right hand a branch, in left a pyxis ornamented with a cross patee. On the right is a female figure advancing down a slope, as the last, but no necklace or himation; she holds a large basket in both hands. Behind the latter are a taenia and a plant; the ground-lines are indicated.

An00055514 001 l


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Darius-Underworld Circle


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