|Collection:||Athens, National Archaeological Museum|
|Summary:||Side A: Athena Promachos, next to a statue of Eirene and Ploutos
|Ware:||Attic Black Figure|
|Context:||Excavated at Eretria|
|Date:||exact 360 BC - exact 359 BC|
|Dimensions:||H. 0.735 m; max. diam. (body) 0.375|
Date Description: Archonship of Kallimedes
A: An inscription,
B: A bearded male figure, probably the referee, standing 3/4-view to the right, with his weight on his left leg, and his head turned profile to the right, wearing a white olive wreath, and a black diagonal himation draped over his left shoulder, arm, and hand (the latter resting on his left hip), holds a white grain stalk diagonally in his right hand, which hangs by his side; a white Nike with black wings, flying 3/4-view to the right, wearing a black chiton with a long kolpos, awarding a white garland to a nude pankratiast, with himantes (leather hand thongs), leaning 3/4-view to the right over another nude pankratiast, also with himantes, on the ground, 3/4-view to the left; a white female figure, perhaps Olympias, standing 3/4-view to the left, legs crossed, with her weight on her left leg, wearing a black himation draped over her left shoulder and obscuring her left hand, which she rests on her left hip, and a long pony-tail, leans on a short thick white column (?) with a flat base.
Graffiti: For a more secure representation of Olympias on a Panathenaic amphora see
Collection History: Excavated at Eretria, building plot 740 (E/5), near the Gymnasium (found 1969).