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Centre of a Calene phiale

Group of two warriors in high relief. One, nude, falls to the left, with his sword in his right hand and his shield over him. The other in corselet and helmet, raises his sword to strike him.


By 1910: with E. P. Warren; purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, June 2, 1910, for $4,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 10.159-10.230)

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Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund and Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, South Italian, 3rd century B.C.

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The Ancient World