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Chalice

Shallow cup with sloping sides; tall stem with two heavy rings; bevelled foot. On wall, four nude men running left, alternating with water birds with spread wings. Details in thick red and white. Under cup, chain of lotuses and lotus-buds. Pontic

Provenance

By 1960: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; October 13, 1960: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen A.G. for $ 360.00

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Perry Warren, by exchange

Italic, Etruscan, Archaic Period, about 530 B.C.

Accession Number

60.1155

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels