The central scene depicts the deceased as a warrior in a “naiskos” (small temple) with a young servant by his side. Male and female figures on either side of the temple carry various items like wreaths, vases, and dishes with branches or food as offerings for the deceased.
Female head and vine tendril in the Gnathian technique. Apulian red-figured volute-krater, ca. 330/320 BC
Sarpedon’s body carried by Hypnos and Thanatos (Sleep and Death), while Hermes watches. Side A of the so-called “Euphronios krater”