User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Amphora

Start collecting

Side A: In panel, two standing draped figures. Side B: In panel, two cocks. Amphora shaped vase. "Messapian Trozella"

Provenance

By 1901: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: From Egnazia: bought in Brindisi.); purchased for MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Italic, Native Apulian, Messapian, Classical Period, about 5th century B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Apulia, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 701.

Dimensions

Height to top of handles: 28.2 cm (11 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

01.8068

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels