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ITALIAN VASE PAINTING in ITALY, #166 (1970.487) Calyx-Krater Faliscan Attributed to the Nazzano Painter (Cahn) about 380-360 B.C. Side A: Telephos and the infant Orestes. Telephos, the wounded Mysian king, is seated on the altar in the palace at Mycenae with a dagger in his left hand and the...

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By 1970: with Andre Emmerich Gallery Inc., 41 East 57th Street, New York 10022 (Art of Ancient Italy, New York, April 4-29, 1970, no. 45); purchased by MFA from Andre Emmerich Gallery, Inc., November 10, 1970

Credit Line

John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund

Italic, Latin, Faliscan, Classical Period, about 380–360 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Vase-Painting in Italy (MFA), no. 166.


Height: 49.1 cm (19 5/16 in.); diameter: 53.7 cm (21 1/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure


The Ancient World