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Campanian neck-amphora

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A: Three young warriors are lounging in a camp. The one holding a staff in his left hand at the upper left is seated on a rock near an Ionic column; the rock is outlined in added white. In the field before him hangs a pilos-helmet. The frowning youth at the lower left leans casually on his...

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Provenance

By 1903: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: The following objects [MFA 03.805-03.833, 03.836-03.837, 03.906] were found in one cemetery in Campania.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, March 24, 1903

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900

Greek, South Italian, Late Classical Period, about 350 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Campania, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Vase-Painting in Italy (MFA), no. 079.

Dimensions

37.3 cm (14 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

03.832

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels