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Jar (amphora)

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Side A: Departure of a warrior in quadriga Side B: Bacchic scene. Dionysos, Ariadne, satyrs and maenads


By 1876: Thomas G. Appleton Collection (purchased from Alessandro Castellani and said to be from Capua); gift of Thomas G. Appleton to MFA, 1876

Credit Line

Gift of Thomas Gold Appleton

Greek, Archaic Period, about 530–525 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

CVA Boston 1, pl. 39.


Height: 30 cm (11 13/16 in.); diameter: 20.1 cm (7 15/16/in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure


The Ancient World