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Fragment of a mixing bowl (krater)

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Krater or amphora body fragment. Preserved scene shows front part of a pair of horses (drawing cart in funeral procession), warrior with figure-eight shield, two spears and sword, and waterbird. Filling ornament mainly dot motives (lines and dot rosettes), with chevrons or zig-zags under horses....

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Provenance

By date unknown before 1966: Alice Walton Collection; by 1966: Mrs. Leo H. Dworsky Collection (loaned to MFA, Sept. 8, 1966 as 551.66); gift to MFA from Mrs. Suzanne R. Dworsky, December 20, 1978

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Suzanne R. Dworsky

Greek, Late Geometric Ib Period, 750–735 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Dimensions

Height: 15.2 cm (6 in.) width: approximately 13.2 cm (5 3/16 in)

Accession Number

1978.638

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels