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Amphora

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Pictures on the shoulder. Side A: between two large eyes, Athena driving a quadriga to right. Side B: between large eyes, a bearded charioteer driving quadriga to right.

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, 530–520 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

CVA Boston 1, pl. 49.

Dimensions

40.6 cm (16 in.)

Accession Number

89.258

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels