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Miniature Panathenaic amphora

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Side A: Athena brandishing spear to left. Side B: Beardless athlete, to left, holding long palm with white leaves.


By 1899: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Forman sale 1899 no. 315.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, 1899, for $ 32,500.00 (this is the total price for MFA 99.338-99.542).

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, 1-2.


8.1 cm (3 3/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure


The Ancient World