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|Collection:||London, British Museum|
|Summary:||Chariot in battle|
|Ware:||Attic Red Figure|
|Painter:||Attributed to the Diosphos Painter|
|Date:||ca. 495 BC - ca. 480 BC|
H 6 3/4 inches
A quadriga half-turned to the left carries a warrior with high-crested helmet and shield. The shield has a device three white pellets. The quadriga is shown in three-quarter view as it turns. The warrior is pursuing another who retreats to the left, looking back. He is fully armed with a chlamys over his shoulders and a shield. His shield device is a bull's head. In the field there are imitation inscriptions.
The design is in black on a drab ground with added red. Above the design there are palmettes. On either side of the vase are ears.
In the field there are imitation inscriptions.
Found in 1864