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Amphoroid krater

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Large bowl with two vertical band handles and high slender foot; rim slightly out-turned. Side A: (B) mountain goat right, facing panel of dotted superimposed loops (mountain?) and voluted floral designs. Side B: (A) three goats, right. Rim glazed, three bands below shoulder frieze, three...

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Provenance

Mentioned in CVA, Deutschland 25, Frankfurt 1, under p. 11, pl. 3, as coming from Salamis in Attica with kraters in Frankfurt and Hannover; by date unknown: with Dr. Elie Borowski, Angensteinerstrasse 7, Basel, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Dr. Elie Borowski, November 12, 1959, for $ 4,750.00

Credit Line

Otis Norcross Fund

Early Aegean, Helladic, Bronze Age, Late Helladic III C Period, about 1200 B.C.

Dimensions

Height: 34 cm (13 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

59.710

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels