ATTIC BLACK FIGURE AMPHORA, LEAGROS GROUP

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ATTIC BLACK FIGURE AMPHORA, LEAGROS GROUP

Side A: decoration of a scene of a helmeted warrior with white dotted shield and two spears departing for battle, bearded driver stepping on his biga, chariot with two horses; before him a Scythian archer, a youth holding the horses’ heads, a woman, presumably his wife, behind the horses.
Side B: farewell scene of helmeted hoplite carrying shield, spear and greaves, turned to the left, biding farewell to his his old and bearded father, his veiled mother or wife and his son or brother behind him

Ex priv. coll. L. v. R., Netherlands, acq. from Jürgen Haering, Freiburg, Germany, 1984.
H. 23 cm. Four sets of ancien repair holes.

c. 510-500 BC. Related to the Leagros Group

Cf. J. Boardman, Athenian Black Figure Vases, London 1974,
pp. 110-111

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