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Neck is painted red. Four red stripes around the body which is painted black. Shapeless. A cup-like lip on a low neck.

Provenance

From excavations at Tarentum; purchased by Joseph B. Murdock in Tarentum in March 1896; loaned to MFA by J. B. Murdock, April 27,1898; March 1931: Inherited by his brother, Harold Murdock; gift to MFA from Harold Murdock in memory of his brother Rear-Admiral J. B. Murdock, September 3, 1931

Credit Line

Gift of Harold Murdock, in memory of his brother, Rear-Admiral J. B. Murdock

Greek, 575–550 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Corinth, Corinthia, Greece

Dimensions

24 cm (9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

31.638

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels