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Kalyx krater (mixing bowl)

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Side A: Zeus ? with sceptre, pursuing a woman to right. (Aegina?) Side B: Draped man; bearded. Fine style. [Label text]: On one side of this calyx krater are a bearded man chasing a woman. This draped male figure carrying a long staff may be a depiction of Zeus running after the object of...

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Provenance

By 1903: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: The following objects [MFA 03.805-03.833, 03.836-03.837, 03.906] were found in one cemetery in Campania.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, March 24, 1903

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900

Greek, Classical Period, about 450–440 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

Caskey-Beazley, Attic Vase Paintings (MFA), no. 050.

Dimensions

Height: 24.4 cm (9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

03.817

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels