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Covered footed bowl with lid (exaleiptron)

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Main body is unglazed, decorated with four thin relief bands with closely spaced tiny black dots. Stem is black-glazed, with three narrow red lines. b. Cover with black-glazed knob has two relief lines.


By 1899: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Paris. We know it came from Eretria.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, 1899, for $ 32,500.00 (this is the total price for MFA 99.338-99.542)

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Archaic Period, about 520 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

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Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure


The Ancient World