An Attic Black-figured Neck Amphora, attributed to the Leagros Group, circa 510 B.C.
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An Attic Black-figured Neck Amphora, attributed to the Leagros Group
circa 510 B.C.
painted on one side with two Scythian archers on horseback, each accompanied by a dog, and on the other with two pairs of marching hoplites and a dog, their shields emblazoned with a seated dog and a folding stool.
Height 41 cm.
Repaired from multiple fragments with inpainting along joins. Surface significantly worn and abraded overall, with multiple areas of retouching. Linked lotus buds on neck are best preserved part.
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