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Cup (skyphos) with Orestes slaying Aegisthos (?)

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ITALIAN VASE PAINTING in ITALY, #173 (97.372) Skyphos-Krater Faliscan Affinities with the Fluid Group (Beazley); related to the Berlin Funnel Group Painter (Del Chiaro) 2nd half of 4th century B.C. A: A bearded man is taking leave of his wife. If Beazley was correct in identifying them as...

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Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Probably from Falerii.); 1897: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 25,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 97.285-97.442 and 97.1104)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Italic, Latin, Faliscan, Late Classical to Early Hellenistic Period, 350–310 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Vase-Painting in Italy (MFA), no. 173.

Dimensions

Height: 38.5 cm (15 3/16 in.); diameter: 38.1 cm (15 in.)

Accession Number

97.372

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels