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Fragment of a large oinochoe

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Fragment of a large oinochoë. A nude boy advances to right holding out an oinochoë in his right hand; in his left he holds a lyre. In front of him a youth advances to right drunk, in front of him a woman in a Doric chiton hurries to right, turning around to look at the youth.


By 1896: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: bought in Paris, October 10, 1896); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, June 2, 1910, for $4,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 10.159-10.230)

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund and Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, Classical Period, about 400 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece


28 cm (11 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure


The Ancient World