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Attic red figure skyphos

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Side A: Man, leaning on staff, and Herakles. Side B: Man addressing a youth. Sash side inscribed. Repaired: parts of drawing restored. [Label text]: Represented on this skyphos is an older man addressing the hero Herakles. Herakles is depicted in typical fashion, wearing the skin of the Nemean...

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Provenance

By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Rome.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, about 450–440 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Dimensions

18.5 cm (7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.8076

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels