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The body entirely black except for the rays at the bottom. On the neck: A. At the left a bearded man in a richly decorated mantle holding a staff in his right hand; his left is raised towards two men wearing the chlamys. The fourth figure like the first but without a staff. B. Similar to A.,...

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Lent by W. S. Bigelow, 1877; made a gift Jan. 2, 1913.

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Greek, Archaic Period, about 540–530 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

CVA Boston 1, pl. 19.


40.8 cm (16 1/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure


The Ancient World