Red figure pelike (storage jar) [Π 2228]
Red figure pelike covered with black glaze, uneven at places. Beveled, slightly everted rim, decorated with a band of Ionian Kymation (type of decorative floral border); flaring neck, globular body, ring base and two vertical, ridged handles with elliptical cross-section. On both sides decorative panels are bordered up and down with Ionian Kymation. On one side: bust of an Amazon between the busts of a griffin and a horse facing right. The Amazon is wearing a Phrygian cap with white spots preserved on edges. On the other side: two opposing, standing youths, wearing himation; between them is visible an unresolved object with crosshatched lines. This vessel used for storing and transporting liquids had been offered in a burial.