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There are 4 objects for which Decoration contains → amazon
2007.10.2.159 Two figures. A man wearing a cape is on his knees and is holding the naked body of a woman. At his feet there is a club suggesting that he is probably Heracles (killing the Amazon Hippolyte?)
26.12.13 Lip, handle, neck and back of body all black. Reserved panel in front with main design and two sets of parallel, vertical black lines either side of a double row of dots. Horizontal row of tongues at top. Main design of Amazon on horseback with pelta (shield) and two spears, wearing helmet. At the bottom of the panel, running all the way around is a painted red line, now hardly visible. Foot is black on top and side but reserved on resting surface and underside. 2003.97.0873.jpg
34.10.13 On front of body is the head of an Amazon facing right. Hair black and wearing head scarf with black dots. Foot ring is reserved. Base is ruddled and the outer circle slopes into the central circle which is convex. 2003.97.0473.jpg
51.4.9 The rim is black, both on the inside and on the outside. The back of the handle is also black, but the underside is reserved. The neck is reserved, but glazed apart from a thick purple band on its lower part. On the sloping junction of the neck with the shoulder, black tongues. Both interrupted at the joining point of the handle to the neck. The shoulder is covered with a guilloche (pattern of interwoven fillets) with teardropped terminations. In the middle of two upper and two lower black lines there are two rows of black dots that begin on the edge of the second left figure of the main scene and stop at the edge of the last person. In the centre of the scene, a male figure in profile to the right with as short mantle, a quiver on his back (Herakles) is attacking a kneeling Amazon. With his left hand, he is gradding her from the air and with the right he is holding a sword, with which he is ready to kill her. The Amazon, in profile to the left, is wearing a helmet, holding a very long spear with her arm and her shiled with the left. From his waist, her sword is hanging. This scene is flanked by two other battle scenes. On the left side, an Amazon is attacking a Greek. He is wearing a cuirass, helmet, he is hloding his spear and his shield and he is shown ready to fall down. Tha Amazon has atteacked him with her spear. She is wearing a helmet and a short chiton. On the right, an Amazon and a Greek are shown in profile running towards the left, projecting their spears. The Amazon is wearing a ahsort chiton and a helmet. She is holding her shield, covering large part of her body. A frontal head of a lion decorates the shield. A sword hanging from her waist. The male warrior wears a short chiton and has a shield and a helmet. The Amazons have long hair and wear helmets with longer and bigger crests. Incisions and added red are used for details. Added red: parts of the chitons of the warriors anad the Amazons, hair of the warrior in the middle, fillets on Amazon's heads and the frame of the shield of the running Amazon. Below the scene, there are two lines (not evenly formed at all in their length) and a band of added red. Below that, the vessel is black, with two concentric circles on the surface of the foot. The resting surface is reserved. 2013.99.0155.jpg
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