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Ovoid body with small foot, trefoil mouth, and narrow neck. On the mouth, small knobs with ram's horns. Around the shoulder are stamped rosettes; below a band of lions and horsemen, alternating. On the handle a dog, couchant. Considerably patched. Apparently only a small part is genuine.


By date unknown: Alfred Greenough Collection; bequest of Charles H. Parker to MFA, May 14, 1908

Credit Line

Bequest from Charles H. Parker

Italic, Etruscan, Archaic Period, 6th century B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 660.

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Bucchero


The Ancient World