In 1989 Ernest Allen bequeathed a superb choice of 25 classical vases and terracottas to Haverford university. the diversity of gadgets encompasses a Mycenean stirrup jar, a range of black- and red-figure vases, a white-ground lekythos, a number of wonderful archaic terracottas, and Duver plaques with colourful striding griffins. Dr. Ashmead provides an summary of every item and its value in addition to a scholarly method of whole targeted descriptions and comparanda. every piece is illustrated by means of black-and-white photographs.
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