Clay krater

From Mycenae. 12th c. BC.
ΝΑΜ, Π1426

Κnown as “Krater of the Warriors”. It is decorated on both sides with groups of armed men, capturing an image of the military life of the Mycenaeans. The warriors are equipped with helmet, spear, cuirass, while at one end of the scene a woman is bidding farewell or mourning.