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Fragment of a neck amphora

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Ceramic. Buff clay; buff slip; black, red and white paint. Lefthand portion of the figure frieze of an amphora. From left, an eagle flies over haunch of horse on which youth sits, reins in one hand, spear in other; legs of man, legs and forepart of horse missing. In front of horse, right arm and...

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Provenance

By date unknown: Hyman Berlin and Morris Margolis Collections; gift of Hyman Berlin and Morris Margolis to MFA, May 23, 1990

Credit Line

Gift of Hyman Berlin and Morris Margolis

Greek, Late Corinthian Period, about 560–550 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Corinth, Corinthia, Greece

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 0.132 m. x 0.075 m.

Accession Number

1990.304

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black-Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels