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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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Provenance

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.

Dimensions

Diameter: 10.4 cm ( 4 in.)

Accession Number

36.631

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels