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Pelike, E48.226

Physical Description

Black figure pelike with painted scenes on both sides. Low, wide foot. Bulbous body with narrow neck flaring at lip.
A scene on each side is framed by a palmette and ivy border at the top and a line border at the bottom. On one side, Athene and Ares fight giants. On the other a man is standing on a podium giving a recital to two other men. Below the podium, a dog gnaws a bone. Palmette below each handle.


Handbook to the Greek Vases in the Otago Museum; Mr J K Anderson
Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum; Mr J Green, Union Academique Internationale


Purchased at auction of the A.B. Cook collection


In the manner of: Acheloos Painter


Height: 364mm

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