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Fragmentary spherical vase

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Joined with 01.8146 (A) Part of the body: around the largest circumference it has a band of parallel lines with zigzags above and tongue pattern below. In the center are rosettes. (B) Part of body: shows part of the dotted body of a panther (?) to right. Lacking: part of left fore-leg,...

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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. 682.


L (of part of circumference preserved): 22.5 cm (8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Bucchero


The Ancient World