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Fragment of a water jar (kalpis)

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Festival of Dionysos? Preserved are part of head, neck, right shoulder and arm of Dionysos; the upper part of a couple, side by side; the face and beginning of the shoulder of a bearded man. All face right. Dionysos, clad in a chiton and a himation, is wreathed. The central male figure is...

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According to CVA Boston i, p. 44: from Cumae; by 1936: with Aldo Iandolo, Viale del Lazio 37, Rome; gift of Aldo Iandolo to MFA, November 5, 1936

Credit Line

Gift of Aldo Iandolo

Greek, Archaic Period, about 520 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

CVA Boston 1, pl. 58, 7.


Diameter: 10.4 cm ( 4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure


The Ancient World