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Large palmettes below the handles. Side A: Girl holding basket and wreath in right hand, mirror in left, running to right towards a stele. Side B: Winged youth holding a fillet, moving to left away from a stele. ITALIAN VASE PAINTING in ITALY, # 97 (12.423) Neck-Amphora Attributed to the...

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Provenance

By date unknown: Joseph H. Clark Collection; gift of Joseph H. Clark to MFA, June 6, 1912

Credit Line

Gift of Joseph H. Clark

Greek, South Italian, Late Classical Period, 360–350 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Paestum, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Vase-Painting in Italy (MFA), no. 097.

Dimensions

27.8 cm (10 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

12.423

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels