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Mixing bowl (bell krater)

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Side A: Athena playing the double flutes, in the center of a group. A youth holds a mirror in front of her. Two satyrs, a maenad, and a reclining god. Side B: Three satyrs and a maenad. Repaired with some restorations, not affecting the pictures. VASE-PAINTING in ITALY, # 18 ...

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By 1900: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Found acc. to Jatta (Annali n.s. [1879] p. 24) by Signor Nunzio Basta in un fondo denominato S. Nicola . . . . presso Canosa); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, February 1900

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, South Italian, Classical Period, about 370–360 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Apulia, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Vase-Painting in Italy (MFA), no. 018.


Height: 34 cm (13 3/8 in.); diameter: 39 cm (15 3/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure


The Ancient World