Fashion & Textiles Gallery Level 2, NGV International
Large belly amphora decorated with black-glaze and black-figure panels. Side A: Ajax strides to the left carrying the limp body of Achilles, flanked by warriors to the left and right. Side B: A wedding procession, with the bride and groom in a chariot, Hermes at the heads of the horses, Dionysus to the left and maidens carrying gifts. Above the panels is a lotus/palmette chain; rays from the base. The handles are decorated with ivy leaves on the edges.