The Memnon pieta, Eos lifts up the body of her son Memnon. Kalos inscription. Interior from an Attic red-figure cup, ca. 490–480 BC. From Capua, Italy. Signed by Douris (painter) and Kalliades (potter).
Inscriptions on the left:
ΕΕΝΕΜΕΚΝΕRINE (meaning unclear), HERMOΓΕΝΕS KALOS (“Hermogenes kalos” - “Hermogenes is beautiful”).
Inscriptions on the right:
HEOS (“Eos”), ΔΟRIS EΓRAΦSEN (“Doris Egraphsen” - Do(u)ris painted it).
MEMNON (“Memnon”), KALIAΔES EΠOIESEN (“Kaliades epoiesen” - Kaliades made it).
Courtesy & currently located at the Louvre, France. Photo taken by Bibi Saint-Pol.