One woman holds a casket, the other a lekythos (oil flask). Such a scene probably has nuptial connotations, but the same figures appear during the late fifth and four centuries B.C. on marble grave reliefs.
Hoppin, James C. and Albert Gallatin. 1926. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, USA 1, Hoppin and Gallatin Collections. p. 14, Gallatin pl. 24.7, Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1966. The Furniture of the Greeks, Etruscans and Romans. p. 76, fig. 393, London: Phaidon Press.