A heroised deceased.

Red-figured volute-krater. Apulia.
By the Copenhagen head Painter.
Clay. 325—300 BCE.
Height (with the handles) 49.2 cm; diameter of mouth 24 cm; diameter of foot 12.6 cm.
Inv. No. Б. 565.

Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum

Origin:
Acquired from the Pizzati Collection, 1834; found in Bari.
Literature:
Lohmann H. Grabmaler auf unteritalischen Vasen // Archäologische Forschungen. Bd VII. Berlin, 1979. S. 211. N A.308; Trendall A. D., Cambitoglou A. The Red-figured Vases of Apulia. Suppl. II // Bulletin of the Institute of Classical Studies (University of London). Vol. 60. Pt I. London, 1982. P. 952. N 331; Мир героев. Миф и реальность: Произведения античного и западноевропейского искусства из собрания Государственного Эрмитажа: Каталог выставки. СПб., 2005. С. 34. № 26.
Credits:
© 2007 Photo, text: Aleksandr Velikij. Put’ na Vostok. Katalog vystavki. Gosudarstvennyj Ermitazh. Chistyj list, SPb, 2007, p. 80, cat. no. 16.
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