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Column krater (mixing bowl)

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Side A: Zeus intervening to protect Athena from attack of Ares. Side B: Ajax carrying off the body of Achilles; led by Thetis.


By 1899: with E. P. Warren; purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, 1899, for $ 32,500.00 (this is the total price for MFA 99.338-99.542)

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Italic, Apulian, Archaic Period, about 500 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Apulia, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 572.


Height: 37 cm (14 9/16 in.); diameter: 33 cm (13 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure


The Ancient World