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Amphora with quadriga

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Side A: Athena mounting a quadriga (one horse white). Beside the chariot Apollo, playing on a large lyre. In front of him, Hermes. In front of horses a youth, seated. Side B: Two warriors fighting. A bearded man comes between them. Re-assembled from a considerable number of pieces.

Provenance

Lent by the Estate of Charles C. Perkins, June 4, 1886. Transferred to Chas. B. Perkins, April 30, 1909; Purchased of Charles B. Perkins, April 5, 1923, for $ 400.00

Credit Line

John Michael Rodocanachi Fund

Greek, Archaic Period, about 530–520 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

CVA Boston 1, pl. 46.

Dimensions

38.8 cm (15 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

23.210

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels