Mycenaean Krater With Warriors

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published on 08 May 2014

Large Mycenaean krater depicting men in full armour (helmet, cuirass, greaves, shield and spear) as they depart for war, a sack of supplies hanging from their spears. To the side a woman raises her hand in a farewell gesture. From the "House of the Warrior Vase" at Mycenae Acropolis. 12th century BCE. (National Archaeological Museum of Athens)

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