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Early Black Figure, metal influence. Outside: Principal design, a row of human-headed birds walking to left. Above them, a chevron pattern and short cross-bars along the edge. On the edge of the cup are two knobs, one on either side of the handle. On the handle: a large bird and two dolphins. ...

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By 1877: W. S. Bigelow Collection (loaned to MFA [loan 116, Big. 45]); gift of W. S. Bigelow to MFA, Jan. 2, 1913

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

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

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 576.


19 cm (7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure


The Ancient World