Column Krater


Location: On Display in the Greece Gallery

From: Italy | South Italy

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number 40-34-1
Current Location Greece Gallery - On Display
Culture South Italian | Apulian
Provenience Italy | South Italy
Date Made 400-375 BCE
Section Mediterranean
Materials Ceramic
Technique Red Figure
Iconography Farewell Scene | Man | Horse | Youth | Basin | Spear | Staff

A. Scene of farewell with man feeding horse. Within a frame: tongue above; leaf pattern left and right; maeander and cross below. To left a column; in front of it a horse advancing to right. In center a helmeted youth holding out large basin to horse. To right a nude youth holding a spear vertical in left hand with a garment slung across behind him suspended from his upper arms. B. Two pairs of draped youths facing each other. Youth at extreme left points finger at his partner; youth at extreme right holds a short staff or cane out in front of him vertically.

Height 45 cm
Width 44.3 cm
Outside Diameter 34.5 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Mrs. Leslie V. Case, 1940

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