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A standard shape of the end of the fourth century. The beveled mouth is broad and overhanging, with a flat molding at the top; the reserved stem is short and wide. White rays circle the enck. The body is covered by a network of white, crosshatched lines. Around the shoulder is a yellow...

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Provenance

Date unknown: according to Vase-Painting in Italy, no. 124: Bought by C. C. Perkins; purchased by MFA from General Funds, 1880

Credit Line

General Funds

Greek, South Italian, Early Hellenistic Period, about 320–300 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Apulia, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Vase-Painting in Italy (MFA), no. 124.

Dimensions

12.8 cm (5 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

80.624

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Gnathian Ware

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels