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Jar (pelike) with amorous scenes

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Side A: Bridal pair seated with a female attendant standing at either side and Eros seated above them. Side B. Youth offering a wreath to a seated woman behind whom is a second woman, standing. ITALIAN VASE PAINTING in ITALY, #46 (10.234) Pelike Attributed to the Egnazia Group (Trendall);...

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By date unknown: Mrs. S. V. R. Thayer Collection; gift of Mrs. S. V. R. Thayer to MFA, June 2, 1910

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. S.V.R. Thayer

Greek, South Italian, Late Classical Period, about 325 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Apulia, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Vase-Painting in Italy (MFA), no. 046.


43.2 cm (17 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure


The Ancient World