The warrior is equipped with a helmet and spear. Of particular note is marvelous fluency in the rendering of the woman, caught as she sinks to her knees with her arms raised in grief over her head.
Said to be from Attica
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Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. p. 103, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.
Beazley, John D. 1963. Attic Red-Figure Vase-Painters, Vols. 1 and 2, 2nd ed. p. 1239, no. 42, Oxford: Clarendon Press.
Oakley, John H. 2004. Picturing Death in Classical Athens: The Evidence of the White Lekythoi. p. 156, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.