Agora Object: P 30018
Collection:   Agora
Type:   Object
Name:   P 30018
Inventory Number:   P 30018
Section Number:   ΒΓ' 189
    ΒΓ' 507
Title:   Red Figure Krater
Category:   Pottery
Description:   Mended from many pieces. Foot missing. About half of walls missing. Nearly all of rim preserved. Flaring offset rim with top sloping outward, reserved bands at rim and below rim inside. Rim has laurel wreath. Below it a reserved band.
A) Mounted Amazon rides left toward hoplite. Amazon armed with spear. She wears a spotted cap, a skirt and striped trousers. The hoplite, who stands with left foot upon a rock, wears greaves, cuirasse, and Attic helmet and is armed with spear and shield. Elaborate spiral pattern on cuirasse done in relief line visible inside of shield.
B) At right, a figure striding to right, looking back to left. An Amazon, she wears a skirt, jacket and trousers and cap, and carries spear in her right hand, a lunate wicker shield in her left hand. To left are traces of the feet of a trousered figure walking to right. Possibly a scene of Amazons setting out. Ground line is maeander and saltire squares.
Black glaze inside and out. Orange clay.
Notes:   Additional joining fragments (ΒΓ' 507) catalogued 10 August 1984.
Context:   Pit.
Notebook Page:   965
Negatives:   Leica, 87-9-15(16), 87-9-18(17)
Dimensions:   P.H. 0.165; Diam. 0.22
Material:   Ceramic
Date:   27 June-5 August 1972
Section:   ΒΓ'
Grid:   H/13,15-4/12,13
Deposit:   H 4:5
Period:   Greek
Bibliography:   Hesperia Suppl. 25 (1992), p. 77, no. 53, fig. 5, pl. 22.
References:   Publication: Hesperia Suppl. 25 (1992)
Images (16)
Deposit: H 4:5
Card: P 30018
Card: P 30018