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Fragment of an oval, tubular vase

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Decorated with a two-headed serpent on one tube, and a horse on the other, in relief. Broken and parts missing. Fragment of an oval, tubular vase.

Provenance

By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Rome.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Italic, Etruscan,

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 690.

Dimensions

12.5 x 15.5 cm (4 15/16 x 6 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

01.8132

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Bucchero

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels