Apulian Krater with Spirals and Red Figures

Artist:Greek art

Date:340-320 BC

Geographic area :Southern Italy (Magna Graecia)

Technique:ceramic painted with red figures


Apulian krater with spirals, decorated with mythological figures. The red ceramic body is covered in shiny black paint. On it, decoration in white, yellow, and brown inspired by the myth of Castor and Pollux. Noteworthy are the masks in relief on the spirals, depicting female heads with curly hair and bovine horns.