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Apulian Eumenides Painter
Apulian red-figure bell-krater, from 380-370 B.C., by the Eumenides Painter, showing Clytemnestra trying to awaken the Erinyes, at the Louvre.
Public Domain. Courtesy of Bibi Saint-Pol at Wikipedia Commons.
Pottery painters in Greek-colonized southern Italy followed the red-figure Attic pottery model and expanded on it, beginning in the mid-fifth century B.C. The "Eumenides Painter" was so named because of his topic, the Oresteia
. This is a photo of a red-figure bell krater (380-370), showing Clytemnestra
trying to awaken the Erinyes
. A bell krater is one of the forms of the krater, a pottery vessel with glazed interior, used for mixing wine and water. Besides the bell-shape, there are column, calyx, and volute kraters. This bell krater is at the Louvre.