Greek bronze volute krater, B. Composed of six elements variously worked but all finished with careful burnishing and polishing. The neck and mouth with its ovolo and beaded border cast to shape, its prolongation a squat body, of same thickness
PHARAOH Narmer or Menes of the Early Dynastic Period c. century BC, thought to be the successor to the Protodynastic pharaoh SCORPION or KA, possibly the unifier of Egypt and founder of the First Dynasty.
AN ATTIC WHITE GROUND LEKYTHOS, CIRCA 490-480 B.C. painted in black and brown wash with Herakles destroying the house of Nereus with a trident, broken vessels on the ground, the inscription KALOS in the field, a linked palmette and lotus flower at left, a double palmette at right, meander below the shoulder, linked palmettes on the shoulder, tongues below the neck.