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Pelike

 

an ancient Greek vessel, a variant of the amphora. A pelike differs from an amphora in that its lower portion is more rounded, giving the vessel a more stable but heavier appearance. Its use was the same as that of the amphora (seeAMPHORA).

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2,133-1,991 BC and Jean-David Cahn offer an Attic red-figure pelike, formerly in the collection of Charles Gillot.
Some particularly good examples of this type are the late Archaic red-figure cup, Munich, Museum antiker Kleinkunst, 2679, ARV2 231/85, from Cerveteri; A late Archaic red-figure pelike by Myson, Paris, Louvre, C 11100, ARV2 238/9; A late Archaic red-figure pelike by the Syleus Painter, Leningrad, Museum of the Hermitage, 1591, ARV2 250/17; An early Classical red-figure lekythos by the Bowdoin Painter, Cracow, Czartoryski Museum, 605, ARV2 682/113 from Attica; Early Classical red-figure cup, Berkeley, University of California, 83225, ARV2 822/24, from Etruria.