Terracotta plate

Greek, Attic

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 154

Amazon carrying dead comrade, with this inscription:
Melo is fair. Karone is fair. the boy is fair.

The weight of the wounded or dead Amazon is beautifully conveyed by the lowered spears and shield carried by her companion.

Terracotta plate, Terracotta, Greek, Attic

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