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Galley stern with stored spears

Cat. No.



Late Geometric


Athens acropolis, Tholos trench 5, layer (g)


max. diam.: 6 cm; approx. diameter of rim: 32 cm


part of rim and shoulder of a krater. Reddish brown glaze

Accession Number

Agora P 25329


Agora VIII, no. 380; Morrison and Williams 1968: 35, Geom. 35 *bis*

Stern of a ship facing left, with four spears resting against the sternpost.

Brann, E.T.H. 1962. Agora VIII. Late Geometric and Protoattic Pottery: Mid 8th to late 7th Century B.C. Princeton: American School of Classical Studies at Athens.

Morrison, J.S. and R.T. Williams. 1968. Greek Oared Ships: 900-322 B.C. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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