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Clay dull red, white slip on edge of lip and on handles. High ovoid body, high slightly spreading foot, spreading neck, thick flat lip. Between handles, side A: lion attacking stag between sphinxes; side B: two lions attacking a bull between sphinxes. Broken maeander, tongue pattern, and...

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Credit Line

Gift of Edward Perry Warren

Imitation of Italic, Etruscan, Modern,

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 551.

Dimensions

40.5 cm (15 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

23.396

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels