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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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Provenance

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.

Dimensions

40.8 cm (16 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.76

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels