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A pelike is a type of small amphora with a wide bas e and an almost spherical body. This one is decorated with the red-figure technique.

The technique of red-figure decoration, which began in Athens in the 5th century BC, consisted of the use of a type of transparent slip to paint the vessel while this was not yet totally dry. It was then fired at a high temperature so that the surface painted with the slip turned black, thus creating a contrast with those areas just showing the red tone of the terracotta.

The large vertical handles join the outer edge of the lip to the shoulders of the vase. They seem to divide the visual composition.

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