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Pitcher (oinochoe); with figure of a Siren at front

Front in form of Siren, profile to right, head in full front, playing the sambuca (small harp). Body of Siren and base of vase are white. Red and blue are used. Handle missing, vase chipped in places.


By 1901: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Paris from a Greek dealer.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Late Classical Period,

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, figural


The Ancient World