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Bucket (situla) with double handles

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The situla has a frieze of repoussé designs between beading, wreath and thin fillet above, rosettes below. A.: Young Dionysos caresses a panther at the left. Behind comes a satyr with a kantharos. At the right, a dancing maenad. B.: Seated woman (Ariadne?). To the right were a panther and a...

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Provenance

By 1903: with E. P. Warren (bought in Naples; said to be from South Italy); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, March 1903

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900

Greek, South Italian, Late Classical to Early Hellenistic Period, about 350–300 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 428; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 124 (additional published references).

Dimensions

Height: 26.8 cm (10 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

03.1001

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels