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Side A: Herakles and Nemean Lion. Side B: Dionysos between four maenads

Provenance

By 1876: Thomas G. Appleton Collection (purchased from Alessandro Castellani and said to be from Capua and to have been bought from the Cav. Visconti, 1836); gift of Thomas G. Appleton to MFA 1876

Credit Line

Gift of Thomas Gold Appleton

Greek, Archaic Period, about 520–510 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

CVA Boston 1, pl. 44.

Dimensions

Height: 37.4 cm (14 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

76.41

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels