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Twisted handles, greenish black glaze, careless drawing. Side A: Combat. Three men and a female archer. Side B: Maenad with basket of fruit and satyr, dancing.

Provenance

By 1903: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: The following objects [MFA 03.805-03.833, 03.836-03.837, 03.906] were found in one cemetery in Campania.): from the Spinelli collection; from Suessula, South Italy; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, March 24, 1903

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900

Greek, Classical Period, about 400 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

Caskey-Beazley, Attic Vase Paintings (MFA), no. 173.

Dimensions

Height: 35.5 cm (14 in.)

Accession Number

03.833

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels