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Miniature Panathenaic amphora

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Side A: Athena with shield and spear. Side B: Eros kneeling, painted in white. One handle missing.

Provenance

By 1896: with Edward Perry Warren (according to his records: bought in Athens, 1896); 1898: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 69,618.13 (this figure is the total price for MFA 98.641-98.940)

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, about 400–375 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

CVA Boston 1, pl. 57, 3-4.

Dimensions

8.6 cm (3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

98.929

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels