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Kantharos

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Incised decoration. On both sides a chimaera with goat's head, and a second goat's head rising from the hind quarters. Has wings. Traces of red in incisions. Slightly chipped; one handle restored.

Provenance

By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Rome, from the same scavi as [01.8124].); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Italic, Etruscan, Archaic Period, 6th century B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 629.

Dimensions

14.6 cm (5 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

01.8148

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Impasto

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels