|ATTIC RED-FIGURE COLUMN KRATER BY THE AGRIGENTO PAINTER
Three youths with wreaths at a komos (procession after a carousal). The first carries a lyre (barbiton) and turns towards his singing companions. The central figure holds a staff, the last one holds an amphora and swings a torch.
Rev: Three draped youths.
The Komos was a part of the symposium and a popular motif for wine vessels.
For the painter see CVA, München 2, 14f. pls. 70-72.
Ca. 460-450 BC
H. 14 1/2 in. (36.7 cm.)
Ex C. R. collection, Nordrhein-Westfahlen, Germany.
Published: J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, 2008, no. 125; J. Eisenberg, One Thousand Years of Ancient Greek Vases II, 2010, no. 97.