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Amphora with lid

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Sides A and B: Dolphin between two entwined snakes. Large eyes left and right. Blackish glaze on buff clay, with additions in red, white and brown paint. Piece missing from lid.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr. (said to be from Vulci); November 14, 1962: purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr. for $ 1,800-

Credit Line

Frederick Brown Fund

Italic, Etruscan, Archaic Period, about 530 B.C.

Dimensions

Height (max. with lid): 39 cm (15 3/8 in.); Height (without lid): 32 cm (12 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

62.970

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels