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Cinerary stamnos or urn

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Cinerary stamnos or urn enriched with series of complex moldings and floral friezes, top to bottom. Above wave-pattern near base, frieze of animals in combat. Long inscription below palmette-lotus (?) border below neck. Restored with plaster, partly cleaned (from fire); lug remaining on side....

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By 1976: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 9, 1976

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

Italic, Etruscan, Archaic or Classical Period, about 525–400 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), no. 116.


Height: 37 cm (14 9/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World