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Four-handled bowl

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Bowl with low ring base and four horizontal loop handles (evenly spaced). Decoration in brown to black on buff slip. Interior is black with two reserved bands; zig-zag on lip. Parallel lines (ladder pattern) on handles. Exterior: Flying eagles. Condition: Repaired with slight restoration.


By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in the North, of a Greek.); 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

Greek, Late Geometric Period, mid-7th century B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Boiotia, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 530.


Height: 10.2 cm (4 in.) Diameter: 24 cm (9 7/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World