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Black Figure Ware Amphora

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Black Figure Ware shoulder amphora with a flat flaring base, two handles on shoulder, short wide neck, and an everted, angled rim. Broken and repaired. Side A: Quadriga and two warriors on foot. Side B: Dionysos flanked by two satyrs.


gift of Henry P. Kidder to MFA, October 21, 1880

Credit Line

Gift of H. P. Kidder

Greek, Athenian, Middle Archaic Period, 540–520 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

CVA Boston 1, pl. 11, 1-2.


42.8 cm (16 7/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Pottery; Black Figure Ware


The Ancient World