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Fragment of psykter

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Fragment from the shoulder of a large vase (psykter). Chipped. Black glaze with tongue pattern at top. Lower right corner tip of decorative band visible.

Provenance

By 1880: Thomas Davidson Collection (picked up by him in Athens, in the ruins of the first Parthenon); gift of Thomas Davidson to MFA, December 20, 1880

Credit Line

Gift of Thomas Davidson

Greek,

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Dimensions

15.2 cm (6 in.)

Accession Number

80.636

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels