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Vessel with plastic decoration in the form of a Cupid and Aphrodite complex

Clay vessels with a trefoil mouth. The base is cylindrical and the handle is vertical with bands, covered entirely with black pigment; its back side is rendered coarsely. The front side, however, represents a complex of two figures: the female figure is depicted seated, wearing a himation and a wreath made of leaves. Next to her stands a naked, male, winged figure. One of his hands is bent on th…