V.B.1. Stand with grazing horses
The motif of grazing horses was introduced by an Euboian painter named after Palma di Cesnola, excavator of a magnificent vase with the motif, nowadays in the Metropolitan Museum, New York. Not only the horses, but also the objects with triangular foot and rectangular box, presumaly mangers, were new. They occur here, as well as on fragments found in Eretria on Euboia and at Pithekoussai, Ischia.Horses were important on Euboia and in the plain of Sybaris. Legends tell that at Sybaris the cavallery even could dance with their horses.
The object is associated with Temple V.c, found on the Timpone della Motta, Scavi Kleibrink 1991-2004, no. AC//.19b.oe// .