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Amphora

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Neck and handles with half the front of the body. Poseidon or Zeus with sceptre pursues a Nereid, who flees to right.

Provenance

By 1903: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Rome.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, March 24, 1903

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900

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

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

Caskey-Beazley, Attic Vase Paintings (MFA), no. 091.

Dimensions

Diameter: 17.3 cm (6 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

03.789

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels