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Fragment of a mixing bowl (volute-krater)

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The Departure of Amphiaraos. A white Ionic column topped by a yellow tripod marks the scene's center. In the upper register, Athena sits to the left with her spear at her side, her upper body missing. Amphiaraos stands below with a spear and shield; his head, shoulders and left arm are...

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By 1953: Swiss Private Collection; by 1954: Dr. Christoph Clairmont Collection: January 11, 1961: purchased by MFA from Dr. Christoph Clairmont for $ 950.00 (the total price for 61.110-61.113) with funds from the bequest of Miss Grace Nelson (recorded as Bequest of Miss Grace Nelson)

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Grace Nelson

Greek, South Italian, Late Classical to Early Hellenistic Period, about 330 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Apulia, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Vase-Painting in Italy (MFA), no. 044.


Height x width: 14 x 17 cm (5 1/2 x 6 11/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure


The Ancient World