Agora Object: P 18278
Inventory Number:   P 18278
Section Number:   ΝΝ 3279
    ΝΝ 4482
    ΝΝ 4971
    ΠΠ 754
Title:   Red Figure Calyx Krater Fragments
Category:   Pottery
Description:   Made up from: ΝΝ 3279, ΝΝ 4482, ΠΠ 754. From the wall of a calyx krater. Preserved is part of the interior of a shield, with a tassel from the cords, and part of the arm band, this decorated with pairs of figures painted in silhouette. To the right, part of the bearer of the shield, or of some other object. Careful work; glaze wash for the shield interior. From a large battle scene.
A) Achilles mourning.
B) Battle scene.
a) ΝΝ 3279 + ΝΝ 4482 k. Shield.
b) Mended from four pieces; rim.
c) Rim.
d) Lower rim and wall.
e) Bit of rim ornament.
f) Mended from three pieces; raised arm and shield rim or helmet crest.
g) Lower edge of rim with helmet crest(?).
h) Draped bearded figure. Raised dots for the beard.
i) Speckled object; upper torso of woman(?).
j) Seated youth. Gives the head, right arm and shoulder and a little of the legs of a youth seated left, his head bent to his breast, his forehead supported by his raised right hand. A cloak is drawn up over the back of his head, and its folds pass across his right arm. The hair is bound by a purple fillet, the locks above the brow indicated in raised black dots.
k) ΠΠ 754. Mended from two pieces.
Firm relief contour; lustrous glaze.
Also fragments l) (ΝΝ 4971) and m), rim fragments.
Context:   Silt deposited by flood of 25 June 1947.
ΝΝ 4971 found in Ostrakon fill, "nerochomata".
Fragment m) found in a container with no certain context (box ΝΝ 909 g).
Negatives:   Leica, XXXIX-25, XXXIX-39, HAT 49-245, 88-4-13, color slide
Dimensions:   P.H. a) 0.076, j) 0.13; P.W. b) 0.133, c) 0.077, d) 0.078, e) 0.064, f) 0.083, g) 0.05, h) 0.057, i) 0.068, j) ca. 0.11, k) 0.067, l) 0.097
Date:   1 July 1947
Section:   ΝΝ
    ΠΠ
Grid:   A-D 16-23
Period:   Greek
Bibliography:   LIMC I (1981), pp. 111--112, no. 462 and p. 127, no. 541a, both s.v. Achilleus (A. Kossatz-Deissmann).
    Hesperia 35 (1966), pl. 9 (P 19582 j and P 6103); pl. 10 a (P 19582 a), h (P 19582 h), g (P 19582 i), k (P 18278 d), m ( P 19582 e), n (P 19582 f), 1 (mispoised) (P 18278 a).
    Neumann (1965), p. 143, fig. 72 (P 6103, P 19582 a, c, and j).
    ARV2, p. 185, no. 39.
    Agora XXX, no. 256, fig. 16, pl. 35.
    Paralip., p. 340, no. 39.
References:   Publication: Agora XXX
Publication: Hesperia 35 (1966)
Publication Pages (5)
Image: 2016.05.0660
Image: 2012.52.0896 (XXXIX-25)
Image: 2012.52.0910 (XXXIX-39)
Object: Agora XXX, no. 256
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Notebook Pages (7)
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