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Solid cylinder tapering slightly upwards; at top narrow projecting rim, painted purple. Below rim, band of inverted rays. Two groups showing man and youth; a fifth figure carrying dead fox (?) on stick over shoulder.

Provenance

By 1899: with Edward Perry Warren (according to his records: bought in Athens, 1899); 1908: gift of Edward Perry Warren to MFA; accessioned 1910

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Perry Warren

Greek, Archaic Period,

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Dimensions

4.9 cm (1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.08.31i

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels