A Laconian Cartoonist

Published: Dec 20, 2023
Vase painting Laconian Naukratis
Alan Johnston

This note highlights two abnormal figures painted on early sixth century Lakonian kraters, both found at Naukratis. One in Oxford has long been known; the other in the British Museum was not previously been recognised. Their place in Lakonian vase-painting and the intentions of the painter(s) are briefly discussed.

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