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Amphora

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Fragment probably of a Nolan amphora. Head and shoulders of a bearded man, to right. Greek inscription at left: "…on is handsome" (…ON KALOS).

Inscription

…ΟΝ ΚΑLΟS

Provenance

By 1903: with Edward Perry Warren (bought in London); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren.

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900

Greek, Early Classical Period, about 470–460 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

Caskey-Beazley, Attic Vase Paintings (MFA), no. 092.

Dimensions

Width x length: 3.6 x 5.8 cm (1 7/16 x 2 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

03.875

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels