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Kothon

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Rim like those of "kothon" type. Broad band of ornament around mouth, the principal element being the tongue pattern; cover also has tongue-pattern around the handle. Slight abrasions on the surface.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Athens, probably from Thebes.); 1897: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 25,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 97.285-97.442 and 97.1104)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Archaic Period, about 550 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Dimensions

16.8 cm (6 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

97.367

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels