Deinos on support

Middle of the 7th century B.C.
Metaponto, Museo Archeologico Nazionale
Inv.298978-298979

Of local production (Pisticci), this vessel is the forerunner of the krater, the wine vessel par excellence. The scene depicted on the front illustrates the myth of the struggle between Bellerophon, mounted on Pegasus, and the Chimera.