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Boiotian (Kabirion); The myth of Perseus and Medusa. Side A: Two Poseidons, Gogons, headless Medusa, Pegasus. Side B: Two Perseuses, Athena. Athena with spear, crested helmet, and shield. The inscription "ASPIS" (shield), on shield. Modern incisions on heads of Poseidon and Perseus, their...

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Inscription

Α^ΘΑΝ

Provenance

By 1901: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Athens.); purchased for MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, late 5th century B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Thebes, Boiotia, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 567.

Dimensions

Height: 13 cm (5 1/8 in.); diameter: 17.6 cm (6 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.8070

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels