A kalpis from Piraeus Street by Polygnotos1

  title={A kalpis from Piraeus Street by Polygnotos1},
  author={Olga E. Tzachou-Alexandri},
  journal={The Annual of the British School at Athens},
  pages={297 - 308}
The kalpis published here was found in 1961 in Piraeus Street. The scene depicted on the body of the vase comprises four young women. The principal person, around whom the representation is organised, is a woman seated on a chair. She wears a chiton and a himation, has a diadem on her head and her two hands hold a larnax on her knees. The other three women are standing. They are dressed in pepla and the two on the right also wear diadems. The one standing in front of her holds an exaleiptron… 


Many Brides: "Mistress and Maid" on Athenian Lekythoi
BEGINNING in the second quarter of the 5th century B.C. the number of representations of women on Athenian vases increases appreciably, and the interpretation of these images remains disputed. 1 I
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53 The white lekythos in the Staatlichc Museen zu Berlin-PreuBischer Kulturbesitz, no. V.I.3262, by the Sabouroff Painter: ARV 845, 168
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For the wreath in funerary representations, see ibid., 81 98. 6 " D. C. Kurtz, 'Mistress and maid
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  • 1927
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88 e.g. the calyx-krater m the Museo Civico Archeologico