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Jar (stamnos)

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Side A: Theseus abandons Ariadne; Athena, Hypnos. Side B: Bellerophon, Pegasos, Proitos, Stheneboea. ITALIAN VASE PAINTING in ITALY, #8 ( 00.349a-b) Stamnos Attributed to the Ariadne Painter about 400-390 B.C. A: Theseus is abandoning Ariadne, who sleeps on a low couch decorated with...

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By 1900: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: from Gela); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, February 1900

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, South Italian, Classical Period, about 400–390 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Apulia, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Vase-Painting in Italy (MFA), no. 008.


Height: 30 cm (11 13/16 in.); diameter (body just above handles): 25.6 cm (10 1/16 in.); diameter (foot): 15.7 cm (6 3/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure


The Ancient World