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Amphora

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Side A: Departure of a warrior, in a quadriga. On the ground, facing the warrior, a woman; a man and woman stand behind the horses, and a warrior and a woman facing them. Side B: Three groups of two figures each (1) and (3) two men conversing (2) a man with helmet and sword (Arming scene) and...

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Provenance

By 1889: with Pio Marinangeli, Rome (said to be from Corneto Tarquinia); March 1889: purchased by R. Lanciani from Pio Marinangeli; purchased by MFA from R. Lanciani, 1889

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, Archaic Period, about 540–520 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

CVA Boston 1, pl. 03.

Dimensions

Height: 52 cm (20 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

89.257

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels