Column Krater


Location: On Display in the Greece Gallery

From: Italy

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number L-64-42
Current Location Greece Gallery - On Display
Culture Apulian | South Italian
Provenience Italy
Manufacture Location Apulia
Date Made 399-300 BCE
Section Mediterranean
Materials Ceramic
Technique Red Figure
Iconography Sacrificial Scene | Altar | Spear | Armor | Shield | Oinochoe | Sheep | Woman | Tray

A. Sacrificial scene. Left to right: (1) upright pair of spears, points up, with oval shield leaning against them; (2) bearded man facing right wearing pointed cap and shirt to hips holding out a knife in right hand and holding an oinochoe tilted over a well-head (?) in left; (3) to right of well-head a man wearing a high cap and a hip length shirt, facing left holds a sheep, its head and neck over the well-head; (4) at extreme right a woman facing left, fully dressed, holds out a filled tray. B. Three youths, all standing, each with a vertical stick. The two outer ones face in and the middle one faces left. On neck: large ivy tendrils.

Height 44.5 cm
Width 43.6 cm
Other Number 82-125 - Philadelphia Museum of Art Number

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