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Slight conical plate with central depression, vertical hanging rim on a high ring foot with concave side. When purchased, it was used as a lid for an Apulian stamnos (00.349a), which may have been found with it.


By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: from Gela); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, February 1900

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Late Classical Period, about 400–390 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece


Height: 4.5 cm (1 13/16 in.); diameter: 22.2 cm (8 3/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Glaze


The Ancient World