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Eros, God of Love
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Terracotta column-krater (bowl for mixing wine and water)
Terracotta amphoriskos (oil flask)
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This artwork is currently on display in Gallery 171
Obverse, combat between an Amazon and a GreekReverse, youthThe Amazons were famous horsewomen. It is interesting, therefore, that the device of the Greek warrior's shield consists of the hindquarters of a horse.
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