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Bowl (dinos) with symposium scene

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Ivy wreath on rim, herringbone pattern on shoulder: frieze consisting of 12 figures: a man and a woman pounding the contents of a large basin resting on a stand, with pestles. To right behind the man, a man advancing to left, carrying oinochoe and wicker basket, then a man carrying a large bowl...

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1899: published in Journal of Hellenic Studies 29, p. 144, as in the Ruspoli Collection from Cervetri; by 1912: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: fr. Cerveteri.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, January 2, 1913, for $18,948.70 (this figure is the total price for MFA 13.186-13.245)

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1912

Italic, Etruscan, Archaic Period, about 530 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 546.


Height: 22 cm (8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure


The Ancient World