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Fragment of an oinochoe

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Bellerophon mounted on Pegasus (white) attacks the Chimaera. To him flies a winged figure bearing a wreath. Note: golden brown details; white dots on brim of Bellerophon's hat, white strap under chin; anklet of flying figure and dots on wing; teeth and breath of Chimaera. ITALIAN VASE PAINTING...

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By 1910: with E. P. Warren (bought in Rome); 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, South Italian, Late Classical Period, about 350–340 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Apulia, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Vase-Painting in Italy (MFA), no. 027.


10 cm (3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure


The Ancient World